- 1-1/2 tbspns instant coffee
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup dark corn syrup
- 1/4 tspn salt
- 3 eggs, slightly beaten
- 3 tbspns butter
- 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
- 1 tspn vanilla
- 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
Combine instant coffee, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat and continue to boil gently for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Pour slowly over beaten eggs, stirring constantly. Stir in butter, pecans, and vanilla.
Pour into pie shell. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, or until top is completely puffed. Cool. Serve with whipped cream topping, if desired.
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(Origin - "Coffee Makes It Delicious: The Coffee Cookbook from Maxwell House Coffee" by the General Mills Corp, 1981.)