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. Photo credit: Caroline Edwards from Chocolate and Carrots.

Serves: Makes 1 1/2 cups or 12 (2-tablespoon) servings.
5 mins Prep time 12 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
12 mins Cook time
  • Mix brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in small bowl until blended. Set aside.

  • Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add pecans; toast 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low.

  • 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. Remove from heat. (Mixture with thicken as it cools.) Serve at room temperature.

Cooking tip

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

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 169Calories: 169Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 86mgProtein: 1g
  • Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 1gCarbohydrate: 21g