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Cinnamon Pecan Pie Topping

Cinnamon Pecan Pie Topping

Pecan pie filling gets new life outside the pie. Served alongside warmed Brie, hot waffles or freshly scooped vanilla ice cream, this crunchy topping is the ultimate in dessert decadence.



  1. Mix brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in small bowl until blended. Set aside.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add pecans; toast for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Stir remaining 1 tablespoon butter, corn syrup, water, vanilla extract, rum flavor and brown sugar mixture into skillet. Cook and stir until butter is melted and mixture is heated through.
  4. Remove from heat. (Mixture with thicken as it cools.)
  5. Serve at room temperature.

5 mins Prep time | 12 mins Cook time
Yield: 1 1/2 cups or 12 (2-tablespoon) servings

Serving Suggestions: Use topping over baked Brie cheese, ice cream, brownies, hot waffles or pancakes.

Nutrition information (Amount per serving) Calories: 169 Cholesterol: 8mg Sodium: 86mg Protein: 1g Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Fiber: 1g Carbohydrate: 21g

Photo credit: Caroline Edwards from Chocolate and Carrots.

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