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Pecan Pizza

 Pecan Pizza
Try this sweet-and-salty dessert for something different to serve for your next get-together.—Margie Rumminger, Gillette, Wyoming
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Beat in flour until blended.
  • Press dough onto a greased 12-in. pizza pan; arrange pecan halves
  • around outside edge of dough. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or
  • until lightly browned.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, brown sugar and vanilla.
  • Immediately spread over hot crust to within 1/2 in. of pecan halves.
  • Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 12 slices.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 320 calories,

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Pecan Pizza (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 20 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 74 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.