Nancy's Pecan Pie Muffins

1
N Gardner

By
@Betty19

Have made these so many times over the years changing the recipe a little bit here and there, always get wonderful reviews. Hope you enjoy them.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
12
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
chopped pecans
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter or margarine (or a combination of both)
2 large
eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
butter flavored cooking spray
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1Preheat over to 425 degrees, combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Stir together butter and next 2 ingredients; add to brown sugar mixture, and stir just until moistened.
2Coat 2 (12-cup) miniature muffin pans well with cooking spray. Place 1 tsp. finely chopped pecans in each muffin cup; spoon batter over pecans, filling almost to top. Place muffin pans on an aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan.
3Bake at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 2 minutes. Run a knife around edge of each cup to loosen muffins, and remove from pans.
4Yield - 24 muffins; 12 servings

About Nancy's Pecan Pie Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy