Pecan-Cheese Pie

augusta georgia southern food

Yield: 1 9-inch pie

  • 1 9-inch pie crust, unbaked

Cheese layer:

  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans
  1. Combine cream cheese, sugar, salt, vanilla and egg. Beat until smooth.
  2. Pour into crust.
  3. Sprinkle with pecans.

Custard:

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and eggs.
  2. Pour over pecans.
  3. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until top is firm.
  4. Cool and refrigerate before serving.

The best of two old favorites—cheesecake and pecan pie.