Light Georgia Pecan Pie with Honey Pecan Topping

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  • Makes 8-10 servings

Georgia Pecan pie always pops up as a favorite. This simple, light six ingredient recipe will quickly win your heart with a show-stopping Honey Pecan Topping. Georgia pecans are highlighted in this picture-perfect dessert with a rich chopped pecan filling and incredible crunch topping. For the crust, the choice is yours with the convenient pre-made pastry shell or prepared rolled pie dough.

Ingredients:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped Georgia pecans
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell or prepared rolled pie dough (formed into a 9-inch pie pan)
  • Honey Pecan Topping (recipe follows)
Directions:

1. Preheat oven 375 F.
2. In mixing bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, corn syrup, flour and vanilla until creamy. Stir in Georgia pecans.
3. Pour into pie shell, bake 40-50 minutes or until pie is set.

Honey Pecan Topping

Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup Georgia pecan halves
Directions:

1. In small pot, combine brown sugar, butter and honey.
2. Cook over low heat until comes to a boil, stirring. Stir in Georgia pecans. Remove from heat.
3. During last 5 minutes of baking, remove pie from oven, spread topping evenly over top. Return to oven. Broil until topping is bubbly and golden brown, watch carefully.

Nutritional information per serving (with 9-inch pie shell):
Calories 393
Protein (g) 4
Carbohydrate (g) 51
Fat (g) 21
Calories from Fat (%) 48
Saturated Fat (g) 3
Dietary Fiber (g) 2
Sugars (g) 41
Cholesterol (mg) 44
Sodium (mg) 150
Diabetic Exchanges: 3.5 other carbohydrate, 4 fat

Comments (1)

  • 13 October 2010 at 23:03 |

    Looks yummy!

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