Mini Pecan Pies Recipe

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Savor the texture and flavor of a full-sized pecan pie with mini pecan pies. Tender, buttery pie dough is filled with a pecan caramel filling and made into perfect bite-sized pies.
Dessert
New American
9
ingredients
9
steps
120
minutes
Chef Chad is a celebrity chef, author, and host of his own TV show about combining cooking and entertaining to bring people together. He is a Southern Louisiana native with deep roots in the heart of Cajun country, and with a booming voice and even bigger laugh, he is often described as being “larger than life.” He loves sharing his passion for cooking and teaching others how to add spice and color into everyday life.

Ingredients

Servings:
12
For the Crust
4 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup(s)
butter
1 cup(s)
all-purpose flour
For the Filling
1 tblsp
butter, melted
3/4 cup(s)
packed brown sugar
1
egg, beaten
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
2/3 cup(s)
chopped pecans

Directions 9 steps | 120 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Make the crust. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and butter and blend until smooth.

Step 3

Slowly add in the flour and mix until combined.

Step 4

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Shape the crust into mini muffin tins. Blind bake for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Make the filling. Combine the butter, sugar, egg, salt and vanilla until smooth.

Step 7

Stir in the chopped pecans.

Step 8

Fill each of the par-baked shells with a heaping tablespoon of filling.

Step 9

Finish baking the mini pies until golden and set, about 15-17 minutes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
247
FAT
16.7 g
PROTEIN
2.7 g
CARBS
22.7 g

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