Recipe: Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

I found this recipe on a great blog called Bake@350. This woman does incredible things with icing and cookies – and tons of other great baking recipes – all with zero calories, of course. 🙂  She posted this recipe from a new book called Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms.

I love for it for two important reasons – I can easily get all the ingredients here in Africa AND there are only FIVE ingredients! Oh, and one more great reason to love them – they really do taste like pecan pies!! This really might become one of my “go-to” desserts.

One hint: be careful not to overbake – she mentions that in the recipe. I can really see how they could be ruined if they were overbaked! Enjoy!

Mini Pecan Pie Muffins
(recipe courtesy of Jane Doiron, Make-Ahead Meals)

1 c light brown sugar
1 c pecans, chopped
1/2 c flour
2/3 c butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten

Spray 20 mini muffin cups with nonstick spray; set aside. Preheat the oven to 350.

In a medium bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups evenly.

Bake for 18-20 minutes. The edges will be crispy. Do not overbake. Remove the muffins and cool on a wire rack.

~Freeze~If you don’t eat them all!
When the muffins are completely cool, place them in a freezer bag and freeze up to 2 months.

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One response to “Recipe: Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

  1. Mmmm. These look delicious and so easy! I keep all of the ingredients on hand in my pantry/refrigerator as “staples” so I bet I’ll get an opportunity to make these sometime in the upcoming week or two… 🙂

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