Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away! Can you believe it!? I sure can’t!
Wasn’t it just 95 degrees and we were talking about ice cream and lemonade? Now it’s time for turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and of course PIE! These Mini Mason Jar Pecan Pies help you keep your dessert options open 🙂
One of the Thanksgiving struggles is finding room for all the different delicious dessert options! If you are like me you want a little bit of everything! I mean how do you decide between pumpkin, apple, pecan, chocolate cream… the list goes on.
These little mason jar pies are perfect for those of you wanting to have a little bit of everything, but not over-do it with 12 pies for your 10 person dinner party 🙂
Bake these little pies in these 8oz wide mouth mason jars for perfect portions. Plus, I know some of you will hate me for this, the crust to pie ratio is spot on in my opinion. The crust is my least favorite part, I’m all about the filling!
If you really want to wow your guests and you are having a small sit down dinner, make one of these pies for each of your guests!
Extra bonus! They are very portable so you can send your guests home with a little parting gift if you have any left over 🙂
- ¼ cup melted butter
- 1 cup dark corn syrup
- ½ cup dark brown sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups pecan pieces
- ½ refrigerated pie crust
- ½ cup whole pecans
- Pre-heat oven to 350°F
- In a large bowl whisk together butter, corn syrup and brown sugar
- In a small bowl whisk together eggs
- Slowly whisk the eggs into the sugar mixture
- Add vanilla, mix
- Fold in pecan pieces
- Grease 4 8oz wide mouthed glass mason jars
- Press ¼ of the pie crust into the bottom of each jar
- Fill each jar with ¼ pie mixture
- Top with whole pecans
- *Place jars on a small baking sheet
- Bake for 40-45 minutes
- Serve warm
Decorate jars with a piece of twine for an extra touch!
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