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Bananas Foster Pie

I came up with this recipe after seeing some very ripe bananas sitting on the counter and thinking that I didn't really want throw them away or make banana bread and I was having a craving for pecan pie. Then I hit upon, why not make it like Bananas Foster at Brennan's in New Orleans, but in a pie? What could be wrong with that?  This recipe makes enough for 2- 9" regular pies: Ingredients  2 9" regular uncooked Pie Shells 2 cups of chopped Pecans 2 Bananas, very ripe 1 Tbsp Dark Rum (Myers is perfect) 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1 1/2 cups of Light Corn Syrup 3/4 cup of Light Brown Sugar 3/4 cup of Dark Brown Sugar 5 Eggs 1 stick of melted Butter 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract Pinch of Salt Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Roast the pecans for a few minutes, watching them closely so they don’t burn. Pour 1/2 of the pecans into the bottom of the pie shells.  Puree the bananas and then b eat the eggs, and mix together with, corn syrup, pure