Mini Pecan Pies

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These Mini Pecan Pies are the perfect treat for your Thanksgiving feast this year. These little pies are quick to make, and they’re stress-free, so you can enjoy every bite without worry!

Why You’ll Adore This Recipe:

  • These Mini Pecan Pies taste just like the classic pecan pie, but they’re bite-sized for easy snacking.
  • From start to finish, you can have these pies ready in about 30 minutes, making them perfect for last-minute dessert cravings.
  • Each pie boasts a delicious pecan filling nestled inside a buttery, flaky crust, giving you the perfect balance of flavors in every bite.
  • They’re the ideal dessert for holiday gatherings, offering a sweet treat after a hearty meal and ensuring everyone gets a taste.
  • Whether it’s a special occasion or just a sweet tooth calling, these Mini Pecan Pies are sure to satisfy.

Here are some handy tips to ensure your Mini Pecan Pies turn out perfectly:

  • Save time by using store-bought pie dough for a quick and effortless baking experience.
  • Alternatively, if you have a homemade pie crust on hand, feel free to use that for an extra personal touch.
  • When making the filling, start by combining all the wet ingredients before adding the chopped pecans for a smoother mixture.

Now, let’s address some common questions:

  • Can these Mini Pecan Pies be made vegan? Absolutely! Just swap out the eggs for a flax egg or use alternative thickeners like tapioca flour, arrowroot powder, or corn starch, and ensure your pie crust is vegan-friendly.
  • Are they gluten-free? Yes, simply use a gluten-free pie crust recipe to accommodate gluten-sensitive guests.
  • Can you freeze these pies? Yes, indeed! Pop them into an airtight container and store them in the freezer for up to 60 days, ensuring you have a delightful treat on hand whenever the craving strikes.

Mini Pecan Pies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12 MINI PIES


  • 1 roll of refrigerated pie crust
  • 1.5 cups of chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons of melted grass-fed butter
  • 1/2 cup of coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • Start by preparing the filling: In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, coconut sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, eggs, and maple syrup. Then, fold in the chopped pecans and set aside.
  • Roll out the pie dough on a floured surface and use a circle cookie cutter or the top of a glass to cut out circles. Place each circle into a muffin tin, pressing the dough to fit the edges.
  • Spoon about 1 tablespoon of filling into each pie crust and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Once baked, let the pies cool in the muffin tins for 15 minutes before removing and indulging in these delightful treats.


  • Store-bought pie dough makes this recipe quick and easy.
  • Feel free to use homemade pie crust if you prefer.
  • Combine the wet ingredients before adding the pecans for a smoother filling.

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