Pecan Pie Muffins

Frances Klein


Originally posted in Southern Living magazine:


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
10 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 1 c
    firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2
    large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans

How to Make Pecan Pie Muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. 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.
  2. Coat 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.
  3. Bake at 425° for 10 to 12 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pecan Pie Muffins

Course/Dish: Cakes, Muffins, Sweet Breads
Hashtag: #pecans

Show 1 Comment & Review

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chocoholics rejoice! 27 Blue Ribbon chocolate cake recipes that will make all your chocolate dreams come true. We suggest adding a gallon of milk to your grocery list today.