Pecan Brown Sugar Crust

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 258.57 calories
    • Calories 60 calories from fat
    • Fat 17.36 g
    • Sat Fat 6.31 g
    • Cholesterol 49 mg
    • Sodium 158.32 mg
    • Protein 3.92 mg
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Fiber 1.6 g
    • Iron 1.44 mg
    • Calcium 22.51 mg


Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. Check 3/4 cup pecans
  3. Check 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  4. Check 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. Check 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  6. Check 1 egg, slightly beaten

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the flour, pecans, sugar, and salt until the pecans are finely chopped. Add the butter and pulse until crumbs start to form. Add the egg and pulse until the dough comes together.
  3. Chill for 20 minutes or until needed. Press 3/4 of the dough into a 9-inch pie plate, reserving the remainder for crumble topping.
  4. Bake until golden or according to your pie recipe instructions.