Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Prep Time
15 Mins
Bake Time
32 Mins
Cool Time
30 Mins
Yield
Makes about 6 dozen

Cram all the amazing flavor of pecan pie into these bite-sized treats that are perfect for parties and gift-giving alike. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350º. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

Step 2

Stir together sugar and corn syrup in a medium bowl. Stir in pecans, eggs, and next 3 ingredients.

Step 3

Spoon about 1 heaping teaspoonful pecan mixture into each pastry shell, and place on 2 large baking sheets.

Step 4

Bake at 350º for 20 to 22 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks, and let cool completely (about 30 minutes). Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Step 5

Mini Pecan Pies: Substitute 1 1/2 (8-oz.) packages frozen tart shells for frozen mini-phyllo pastry shells. Prepare recipe as directed through Step Spoon about 1/4 cup pecan mixture into each tart shell. Place tart shells on a large baking sheet. Proceed with recipe as directed in Step 4, increasing bake time to 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Garnish with currants, if desired. Makes 1 dozen. Prep: 15 min., Bake: 30 min.

Chef's Notes

Baking time is 22 minutes per batch.

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