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       Title: Apple Pecan Bread Pudding
  Categories: Desserts, Crockpot
       Yield: 8 servings
  
 
       1 c  Pecans; coarsely chop
       3    Eggs
       8 sl Raisin bread; diced
       2 c  Half & half or milk
       2 md Apples, green
     1/4 c  Bourbon or brandy
       1 c  Sugar
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine; melted
       1 ts Cinnamon
            Vanilla ice cream (opt.)
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
  
 
      Preheat oven to 350~.  Spread pecans in a shallow baking
   pan and bake until 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 the
   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. Drizzle with butter.  Cover and cook on
   low until apples are tender when pierced and 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.
  
 
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