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Crunchy Pecan Topping

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  Coarsely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Whipped cream/Dessert topping 1 Tablespoon
  Pecan halves 1 Tablespoon (for garnish, adjust quantity as needed)

1. In a small bowl, mix together pecans and brown sugar.
2. Drizzle melted butter over the pecan mixture and stir until the mixture is moistened uniformly.

3. Spread Crunchy Pecan Topping over cooled pumpkin pie.
4. In a broiler, place the pie at about 5 inches from heat and broil for just 1 to 2 minutes until pecan topping is bubbly.
Cool before serving or serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1842 Calories from Fat 1144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g206.9%

Saturated Fat 34.5 g172.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 118.2 mg39.4%

Sodium 51.4 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%

Sugars 152.2 g

Protein 12 g24.8%

Vitamin A 23.9% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crunchy Pecan Topping Recipe