Eat A Pecan Pie That Will Love You Back!

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Pecan pie is one of the worst fall foods for your waistline. “I personally love pecan pie, but it’s one of the highest calorie pies there is,” Jessica Hoffman, a dietitian, told PennLive. This isn’t the case for CookingLight’s oatmeal pecan pie, however, which is packed with heart-healthy nuts and oats. The recipe yields 12 servings, and each contains 311 calories and 11.3 grams of fat.

Ingredients:

  • ½ (15-ounce) refrigerated healthy pie dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • ⅔ cup regular oats
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten

*Method: *

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Roll dough into an 11-inch circle.
  2. Fit into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under; flute.
  3. Combine brown sugar and remaining ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Pour into prepared crust.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes, or until center is set.
  5. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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