I tried the pecan pie pancakes at a famous restaurant and decided to make it for myself. Serve with topped with whipped cream.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat water in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir white sugar into hot water until dissolved, about 5 minutes. Stir brown sugar and salt into the sugar mixture until dissolved; stir in butter.

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  • Whisk eggs and vanilla together in a bowl until smooth; stir 2 to 3 tablespoons hot sugar mixture into eggs, 1 tablespoon at a time, to slowly bring eggs up to temperature without cooking them. Slowly stir egg mixture into saucepan of sugar mixture. Fold in pecans.

  • Increase temperature to medium heat; cook and stir mixture until thickened and bubbling, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low before serving.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; protein 2.3g 5% DV; carbohydrates 27.2g 9% DV; fat 10.5g 16% DV; cholesterol 57.9mg 19% DV; sodium 125.3mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
12/30/2012
Very good. It reminded me of the filling for German Chocolate Cake. I used it over waffles. The only thing I had a bit of difficulty with is that it wanted to get too thick (Maybe it is supposed to be that way though) so I kept trying to thin it out with water. Thanks so much for sharing. Read More
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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
12/30/2012
Very good. It reminded me of the filling for German Chocolate Cake. I used it over waffles. The only thing I had a bit of difficulty with is that it wanted to get too thick (Maybe it is supposed to be that way though) so I kept trying to thin it out with water. Thanks so much for sharing. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/18/2012
Very good on waffles. I think it would be good over ice-cream too. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2014
OMG SO GOOD. i only used one egg since some of the other reviews indicated it was too thick- it worked beautifully. it kept fine for a week just reheated it to serve for leftovers. a delicious way to dress up waffles or pancakes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/04/2020
Delicious. Made it exactly as recipe stated and it was yummy and it overly sweet. Definitely adding to my recipe book Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/04/2019
I have made this twice, very good flavor but I couldn't get it to thicken either time. Read More