Pecan Pie in a Mug, an Excerpt from Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug

3 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
3 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed 
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons egg white powder or meringue powder
1/2 tablespoon instant nonfat dry milk
1/16 teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt

Blend all ingredients together and place in a small zipper-type bag if using at a later date or giving as a gift.

To prepare: Microwave 1-1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a 12-ounce microwave-safe mug until melted. Empty pie mix into mug and add 3 tablespoons of water; stirring with a fork until blended. Microwave on 60% power for 2 minutes. Let stand in the microwave 2 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand until cool enough to eat.

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