Pecan Pie French Toast

Pat Duran


Imagine filling the kitchen with wonderful aromas when you make this heavenly mixture of butter,brown sugar and pecans, sandwiched in cinnamon swirl bread, dipped in a custard and baked to make a mouthwatering breakfast treat!You can do it if you use delicious Pepperidge Farm Cinnamon Swirl Bread my favorite- or use your own homemade.

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8 servings


15 Min


25 Min


1/2 c
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
chopped pecans
16 slice
cinnamon bread
1 c
2 large
1 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
vanilla extract
powdered sugar, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^
In a heavy bottomed 1 quart saucepan heat the butter and brown sugar over medium heat to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in the pecans.
Lightly spray a baking sheet with butter. Place the bread slices onto the baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes or until the bread is lightly toasted on both sides.
Beat the milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl with a fork or whisk. Dip 8 bread slices into the milk mixture and place onto a baking sheet. Spread about 1 Tablespoon pecan mixture onto each dipped bread slice. Dip the remaining slices into the milk mixture and place over the pecan mixture to form sandwiches.
Bake for 20 minutes or until the sandwiches are lightly browned. Sprinkle with the powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy