Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Pecan Pie Muffins


I bake a lot of muffins and these did not disappoint! I have baked them a number of times and each time I exclaim "oh my they are so delicious". They don't round up like a regular muffin, staying rather flat but don't let that stop you, they are worth making!
I have three sizes of muffin tins, mini, semi-mini, and large. I used the semi-mini size and ended up with one dozen. If you want more just double or triple the recipe. They freeze well.


  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, a pinch will do
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed firmly
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped..set aside 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. In a medium sized bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together melted butter, egg, and vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients and blend just till moistened.
  3. Generously spray muffin pan with cooking spray.
  4. Take the 1/4 cup chopped pecans that were set aside and sprinkle them evenly into the muffin pan.
  5. Spoon batter over the pecans.
  6. Bake in a 425º oven for 12 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Check after 10 minutes.
  7. Cool for a few minutes on a cooling rack and remove from pan. To remove the muffins you might need to run a knife around the edges.

8 comments:

  1. Those look yummy. Is it really just 1/3 cup of flour? That sure doesn't seem like much!!!

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    1. Yes it really is only 1/3 cup flour.

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  2. Oh, these look so delicious . . . my mouth is watering.
    I love muffins.
    Thanks for the recipe,
    Connie :)

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  3. I have made these with walnuts since my husband does not like pecans. Love this recipe, so quick, easy and so good. Thank you for this great recipe.

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  4. Yum!!!!I need to try these for sure.

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  5. I used to work for a company called Homemade Gourmet and they had the BEST pecan pie muffin mix. Can't WAIT to try these and see how they stack up..bet they're GREAT!! Might be a good thing to take for Sunday School breakfast. YUM!

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  6. Delicious! Like pecan bars but without the crust,easy or what! Thanks for this keeper. Angharad

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  7. Has anyone else had issue with making these into full sized muffins? I doubled the recipe and used a regular size muffin tin - they were burned to a crisp on the outside and raw in the middles... thoughts? help? ...thanks.

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