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Mini Apple Pecan Pies

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

Ingredients
  

Crust

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

Filling

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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