Recipe Detail

Mini Pecan Pie Tartlets

Last updated: Nov 30, 2015

By Lynn Grieger, RD, CDE, CPT for Summit Medical Group

Use a mini-muffin pan to make this bite-size dessert

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • 3 oz low-fat cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Start the crust. Mix butter, cream cheese, flour, and salt gently.
  2. Divide into 24 balls.
  3. Place each ball in a slot of a mini-muffin pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Gently press the dough into the bottom and sides of the pan.
  4. Then make the filling. Blend egg, oil, brown sugar and vanilla.
  5. Stir in the chopped pecans.
  6. Fill each mini-tart ¾ full with the pecan filling.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Cool on a wire rack before removing tartlets from the pan.
  9. Cool completely before serving or storing in a ziplock plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value *
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 21g 7%
Sodium 72g 3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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