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High Plains Hickory Pie Recipe

High Plains Hickory Pie            
Posted by: Sonda Tue, 20 Apr 2004, at 8:00 a.m.

Pecans and walnuts are favorites of cowboys of all sizes. A great dessert is this pecan pie which can be cooked in a modern oven at home or a  Dutch oven if out camping.

2 cups walnuts or pecans chopped
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup corn syrup or molasses
3 large eggs, beaten
1 cup honey or maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 single pastry pie crust

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Blend cream, molasses or corn syrup, honey or maple syrup, salt, vanilla extract and butter.
Mix well fold in nuts and pour into the pie crust.
Bake 10 minutes then reduce heat to 350.
Continue cooking 25-30 minutes or until a broom straw inserted in center comes out clean.
Pie will rise at first, but will settle as it comes from oven and cools.

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