Homemade Hipster: Mini pecan pies

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

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With winter right around the corner, pies and other warm delights are found throughout grocery stores and at Thanksgiving dinners. With a tangible sweetness and soft texture, pecan pies are something you’ll often see during the holidays. These mini versions of the traditional pecan pie are a delicious and quick alternative.

Check out this video to learn how to make mini pecan pies.


Ingredients

Pie crust

  • 1 1/4 cups of flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup of butter cut to small cubes
  • 1/4 cup Crisco
  • 1 tb of ice water

Pecan filling

  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pecans