Mini Maple Pecan Pies (Maple Pecan Tartlets) - Quick Holiday Dessert idea

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Dec. 23, 2013

Learn how to prepare mini pecan pies flavored with Maple by watching this recipe video and take them to your next Christmas gathering or make them for yourself and indulge during this holiday season. My Indo-Canadian family absolutely loves these mini pecan pies (Maple Pecan Tarts). It is one of the best holiday desserts out there. It's simple, quick and easy - just perfect for the holidays or after your Christmas dinner.

Ingredients

Mini pie shell/Mini tart shell 12
Chopped pecans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For filling
Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (tart shells are sweet, you can decrease the quantity)
Melted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 2
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Maple syrup 3 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

2. Line a muffin pan with pie/tart shell and set aside.

MAKING

3. Fill bottom of the tart shells evenly with chopped pecans.

For Filling:

4. In a bowl, whisk together sugar, butter, egg, vanilla, cinnamon, and maple syrup.

5. Pour mixture equally into the pie/tart shell.

6. Pop the pan in oven and bake for 15-18 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

SERVING

7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 18 Minutes
Ready In: 18 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 403Calories from Fat 215

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 137 mg5.71%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 28 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet