Francis' Pumpkin Crunch Pie
Francis was a great baker that did all the desserts for a restaurant that I worked at during my college years. This was a huge seller and once I added it to my Thanksgiving menu it was a hit with my guests too. It is a quick and delicious embellishment to any pumpkin or sweet potato pie as you bring it out of the oven.
A sweet potato pie can be used in place of the pumpkin pie, if desired.
Half-and-half can be used instead of cream. Walnuts or macadamia nuts can be used instead of the pecans.