Settle the age-old debate of pecan vs. pumpkin with this heavenly pecan pumpkin pie recipe. If you're lucky enough to have a pecan tree near your home, we recommend using fresh pecans for the top half of this pie. This is a perfect, low-stress dessert to have at Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone will be begging for this pecan pumpkin pie recipe!
Preheat oven to 350° F. Stir together 1 slightly beaten egg, pumpkin, 1/2 cup sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
Put unbaked pastry shell in a 9" pie or cake pan. Spread the pumpkin mixture over the bottom of pie shell.
Combine 2 beaten eggs, corn syrup, remaining sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir in nuts. Spoon over pumpkin mixture. Bake at 350° F for 50 minutes or until filling is set.