Mini Pecan Pies

Connie Deitz

By
@Riven

If you aren't up for making a whole pecan pie. These make up pretty quickly and tastes as good as the big pies.


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Rating:

Serves:

48 mini pies

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
6 oz
softened cream cheese
2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
light brown sugar firmly packed
2 large
eggs
2 c
chopped pecans
1 Tbsp
vanilla
2 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust-Combine the butter, cream cheese and flour in a medium sized bowl, until all comes together. Gather the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator for about an hour.
2
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
3
Remove small 1" sized pieces of the chilled dough and press into mini muffin tins.
4
For the Filling-In a medium sized bowl beat the 2 eggs. Add the packed brown sugar, pecans, vanilla and the melted butter. Combine well and gently pour into the mini pie crusts. Bake for 15 minutes, then turn down the oven temp to 300 degrees and continue to bake until a deep golden brown color, about 10-15 minutes more.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #pecan pie