You are here: Home » Recipes » Tennessee Pecan Pie Tennessee Pecan Pie Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 servings A particularly sweet version of an old favorite. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups pecan halves1 -- unbaked (9-inch) pie shell3 -- eggs1/8 teaspoon salt1/2 cup sugar1 cup sorghum molasses1/2 cup melted butter1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Chop 1/4 cup of the pecan halves; spread in the pie shell. Beat the eggs and salt in a mixer bowl until the mixture thickens. Add the sugar gradually, beating well. Stir in the molasses, butter and vanilla; spoon into the pie shell. Spread the remaining 1 3/4 cups pecan halves on top. Bake at 350F for 1 hour. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Knoxville’s Dining in the Smoky Mountain Mist (The Junior League of Knoxville, TN., 1995).