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Light Georgia Pecan Pie with Honey Pecan Topping

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INGREDIENTS

2 eggs
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped Georgia pecans, plus 1 cup Georgia pecan halves
1 (9") unbaked pie shell or prepared rolled pie dough (formed into a 9" pie pan)
Honey Pecan Topping (recipe follows)
3 tbsp. light brown sugar
1 tbsp. butter
3 tbsp. honey

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    Preheat oven 375°F.
  2. 2
    In mixing bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, corn syrup, flour and vanilla until creamy. Stir in chopped Georgia pecans.
  3. 3
    Pour into pie shell, bake 40-50 minutes or until pie is set.
  4. 4
    To make honey pecan topping, in small pot, combine brown sugar, butter and honey. Cook over low heat until comes to a boil, stirring. Stir in Georgia pecans halves. Remove from heat. 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.

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Nutritional information per serving (with 9" 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 Photo courtesy of the Georgia Pecan Commission.

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