• 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cup chopped roasted peanuts
  • 9-inch unbaked deep dish pastry shell


Beat eggs until foamy. Add sugar, syrup, butter, salt, and vanilla; continue to beat until thoroughly blended. *Stir in peanuts. Pour into unbaked pastry shell. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 50 to 55 minutes. Serve warm or cold. May be garnished with whipped cream or ice cream. Makes 6 servings. *Variation: SPICY PEANUT RAISIN PIE Just before pouring the Southern Peanut Pie ingredients into the pastry shell, stir in: 1/2 cup raisins 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon white vinegar Proceed with the baking according to directions.