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Pecan Bites

pecan bites Dessert
Pecan Bites
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8

Fall is my favorite season. The weather is wonderful and the changing leaves make everything look beautiful. Fall is also a time of year filled with delicious food. One of my favorite recipes is made with nuts and is a family recipe my mother in law passed down to me. I've decided to prepare it for the holidays. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

For the dough

2
sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
2/3
cup brown sugar
2 2/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt

For the Filling

1
bag of pecans
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup brown sugar
3
eggs
1/4
cup maple syrup
2
teaspoons unsalted butter, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2
teaspoon salt

Directions

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  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 375°F. Grease a muffin mold.
  • 2
    Separately, stir the ingredients of the dough until it has a soft texture. Create small balls and place them in the molds. Use a molinillo (a wooden whisk) or a tube to create a hole in the middle.
  • 3
    In another baking tray, sprinkle on the pecans and bake the dough for 8 minutes or until the corners begin to brown. Cook the nuts for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Add the white sugar, eggs, brown sugar, syrup, flour and salt to a large bowl. Remove the pecans and add to the mixture. Use a spoon to fill in the dough. Decorate with pecans on top and sprinkle with a bit of salt. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Once ready, remove from the oven and let it sit for a bit before removing each piece from the mold. Use a knife to ease the bites out of the muffin molds.

Expert Tips

  • You can serve with ice cream for a delicious dessert.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Fall is my favorite season. The weather is wonderful and the changing leaves make everything look beautiful. Fall is also a time of year filled with delicious food. One of my favorite recipes is made with nuts and is a family recipe my mother in law passed down to me. I've decided to prepare it for the holidays.

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