Mock Pecan Pies
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These were originally called muffins but they aren't muffins - they taste just like mini pecan pies cooked in a cupcake tin.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • ⅔ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  1. Preheat oven to 180C /350 F
  2. Grease mini or regular muffin cups generously. Grease them well or they will stick.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, stir together brown sugar, flour and pecans and set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and eggs together until well combined.
  5. Stir in dry ingredients just until combined.
  6. Divide batter into 12 standard size muffin cups about ⅔ full.
  7. Bake for 12-13 minutes for mini muffins or 15-17 minutes for regular size muffins.
  8. Run a knife around the edge of each muffin and pop it out.
Recipe by Orgasmic Chef at