Moist 5-Ingredient Pecan Pie Muffins Recipe Simplifies Thanksgiving Dessert by Donna John

Moist 5-Ingredient Pecan Pie Muffins Recipe Simplifies Thanksgiving Dessert

A muffin that tastes like a pecan pie? Sign me up! This easy pecan pie muffin recipe has just five ingredients and takes only about 30 minutes to make. They are not only quick and easy, but moist and absolutely delicious. Is it a snack, or is it dessert? Not sure but either way, after one bite, you'll have a huge smile on your face. 

To make these pecan pie muffins you will need just a few basic ingredients. Here is your sweet shopping list: flour, brown sugar, pecans, eggs and butter. Mix all the ingredients together and bake for about 20 minutes. 

These pecan pie muffins are sure to be a hit this fall season. Serve them for dessert or as a sweet snack. Make a batch or two (or three) for Thanksgiving

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 to 30 minutes

Servings: 9


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Recipe Notes

  • Change things up by making these muffins with walnuts or almonds.
  • Store the muffins in an airtight container in the counter.
  • For the moistest muffins, do not overbake.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine the flour, sugar and pecans in a bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs until foamy. Add the butter and mix well.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry until just combined.
  4. Pour the batter into muffin tins lined with cupcake liners. Fill each muffin tin almost full with the batter. 
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 244

Total Fat: 17.1g

Saturated Fat: 9.2g

Cholesterol: 73mg

Sodium: 115mg

Total Carbohydrate: 21.6g

Dietary Fiber: 0.5g

Total Sugars: 15.9g

Protein: 2.4g

Vitamin D: 13mcg

Calcium: 26mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 60mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This is absolute genius. I'm so making these this weekend! #yum
Wow, never would have thought of this, great idea. 😋
Paula McGrath
They were just okay, a little dry. They were tasty but not my favorite

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