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Butter Pecan French Toast

 Butter Pecan French Toast
Flavored coffee creamer is the secret ingredient in this oh-so-fast-and-easy breakfast treat the whole family will go for. “I sometimes substitute French-vanilla or caramel creamer, and add a little nutmeg and cinnamon to the eggs.” Cathy Hall - Phoenix, Arizona
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated Southern butter pecan nondairy creamer
  • 6 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Maple syrup, optional

Directions

  • In a small skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter over medium heat. Add
  • pecans; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until toasted.
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs and creamer. Dip bread slices in egg
  • mixture.
  • In a large skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Cook
  • bread for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Sprinkle
  • with pecans, confectioners' sugar and cinnamon. Serve with maple
  • syrup if desired. Yield: 3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 slices French toast (calculated without maple syrup) equals 453 calories, 26 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.