Yield: 24

Mini Pecan Pies Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Mini Pecan Pies, or Pecan Hand Pies, are the perfect Thanksgiving dessert recipe. Freezer friendly and easy to make, your family will LOVE these treats.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ⅔ cup light corn syrup
  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 boxes refrigerated pie crust *see notes
  • 1 egg, divided

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter. Stir continuously until butter melts and mixture begins to boil. Boil until bubbly for about 2 full minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in Fisher Nuts chopped pecans, vanilla extract, and kosher salt. Set aside to cool while preparing the pie crust.
  3. Either making a homemade pie crust or using refrigerated dough, unroll crust and use a 4-inch circle cutter to create hand pies. Re-roll scraps of pie crust to get approximately 24 circles.
  4. In 2 small bowls, separate one egg...with the whites going into one bowl and the yolk in the other bowl. Whisk each one separately. Set aside.
  5. Using a 1 Tbsp scoop, spoon warm pecan pie filling onto each pie crust circle. Use a pastry brush, and brush the edges of the pie crust with the egg WHITES.
  6. Fold each pie crust in half and pinch edges. Use a fork to poke the top of each hand pie.
  7. Brush the tops of each hand pie with egg YOLK. Place each hand pie on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  8. In a preheated 425 degree F oven, bake hand pies for about 15 minutes, until lightly browned.
  9. Remove and cool on a wire rack. Drizzle with caramel and chocolate if desired.

Notes

You'll need enough pie crust for 4 single crust pies. This equates to two boxes of refrigerated pie crust.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 194Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 120mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 2g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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