Mini Pecan Pies

Who can resist the sweet and nutty taste of pecan pie? Well now you can make it at home with just 5 ingredients, including nuts (almonds and pecans), dates, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Our Mini Pecan Pies is a no-bake dessert that is made in the food processor then chilled in the freezer for a half an hour before serving. It is individually portioned and you get the right amount each time without the temptation to overindulge. What a delicious way to end your plant-based meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • PREP TIME 45
  • COOK TIME 0
  • Serves 12

Directions

  1. Grind almonds in food processor. Add 1/4 cup maple syrup and process until combined.
  2. Insert cupcake liners in muffin tin. Add 1 tablespoon of crust mixture into each and flatten.
  3. Soak dates for 2 minutes in hot water. Add pecans and dates to food processor and pulse until they become a thick paste.
  4. Add 1vanilla and process until combined, about 30 seconds.
  5. Add filling to each cup.
  6. Chill for 20-30 minutes. Serve.

 

Note: Leftovers will keep in the fridge up to 1 week.