*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Apple Pecan Bread Pudding
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Crockpot
                 Breads                           Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           pecans -- coarsely chop
    3                    eggs
    8      slices        raisin bread -- diced
    2      cups          half & half or milk
    2      medium        apples --  green
      1/4  cup           bourbon or brandy
    1      cup           sugar
      1/4  cup           butter or margarine -- melted
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
                         vanilla ice cream (opt.)
      1/2  teaspoon      nutmeg
 
      Preheat oven to 350~.  Spread pecans in a shallow baking pan and bake  unt
 il golden, about 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.    Meanwhile, place bread
  cubes in a greased 3 qt. or larger slow cooker.  Peel, core and thinly slice t
 he apples.  Mix lightly  together the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, add eggs and 
 mix well.  Blend in  half and half or milkand then stir in bourbon or brandy.  
   Lightly mix  pecans with bread and apples. Pour egg mixture over bread. Drizz
 le with  butter.  Cover and cook on low until apples are tender when pierced an
 d  custard is set; about 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours.  Let pudding stand, covered, for
  about 15 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.
 
 From the recipe files of Carole Walberg
 
 
 
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