by | Nov 17, 2021 | dessert, holidays, thanksgiving

One of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes!

Mini Apple Pecan Pies

One of my favorite thanksgiving recipes!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 12 mini pecan pies



  • 1 cup unsalted butter  softened or 2 sticks
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt


  • 3-4 apples chopped into small cubes
  • cup candied pecans, chopped
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ lemon  freshly squeezed juice
  • ¼ cup water


  • Preheat oven 350F and spray mini muffin pan

For the crust:

  • Use hand mixer to beat the brown sugar and butter together.
  • Then add the flour and salt until well combined.
  • Take one tablespoon of dough and transfer to mini muffin pocket – I use the back end of the tablespoon to press the crust into shape.

For the filling:

  • Chop apples and pecans then toss into a pan oven low medium heat with the rest of the ingredients
  • Add in 1 tbsp of arrowroot powder to give it a thicker consistency.
  • Transfer 1 tbsp of filling into each cup.
Keyword pecan, pie