I came up with this rich, nutty spread as a way to jazz up toast. But my big family also looks for it on my holiday brunch buffet. It's a festive topper for muffins, biscuits, rolls and even slices of pound cake.
Total TimePrep: 5 min.
- 2 cups finely chopped pecans
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- In a bowl, combine all ingredients; stir until creamy. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 218 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Pecan Butter in Country Woman Christmas 1998