Pecan Pie for Official State Dessert?

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013  |  Updated 6:11 PM CDT
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Elementary students from Ford Elementary School in Georgetown went to Austin asking to make pecan pie the official state dessert.

Josh Hinkle, KXAN

Elementary students from Ford Elementary School in Georgetown went to Austin asking to make pecan pie the official state dessert.

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Elementary students from Georgetown went to Austin asking to make pecan pie the official state dessert.

Of course, the youngsters had a delicious prop to help their lobbying efforts, carrying around a pie for legislators to sample.

"A lot of other states have desserts, but not Texas," a student named Jude said.

"Since the pecan and pecan tree are state symbols, I think it would fit in perfectly," Ashlyn Klausen said.

The lobbying worked -- everyone on the senate administration committee voted to pass the bill.

The full Texas senate should vote soon on measure.

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