Spiced Pecan Pie CrustCuisinart Original Recipe
1 whole cinnamon stick
1 whole nutmeg
¾ cup pecans, toasted and cooled
2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
½ teaspoon table salt
¼ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. Reserve.
Place the cinnamon stick, nutmeg and pecans in the bowl of the Cuisinart Spice Grinder. Pulse 2 to 3 times, and then process until finely ground, about 30 seconds.
Place the spices, pecans, graham cracker crumbs and sugars in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Slowly add the butter and vanilla until mixture is moist. Note: all of the butter may not be needed.
Press the mixture into the prepared pie plate. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
ServingsMakes one 9-inch pie crust
Calories 120 (67% from fat) • carb. 9g • pro. 1g • fat 9g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 10mg • sod. 140mg • calc. 7mg • fiber 1g
This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Spice and Nut Grinder