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5 from 4 votes

Mini pecan pie with phyllo dough

Phyllo cups stuffed with the most addicting no corn syrup, no eggs pecan filling for an ultimate bite size holiday treat.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time54 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 405.3kcal
Author: Amira


For the filling

  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed.
  • 1/2 cup butter cold.
  • 1/2 cup honey.
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy cream.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional.
  • 2 cups pecan chopped.

For the phyllo cups:

  • 6 (13x17 inch )Sheets of phyllo
  • 6 Tablespoons of melted unsalted butter.


Make the filling:

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring honey and brown sugar to a boil. Continue boiling for 1 minute exactly then turn heat off.
  • Throw in cold butter, cinnamon if using and the heavy cream. Stir until butter has melted then Set aside for about 15 minutes, try to stir it every now and then.

Make the phyllo cups:

  • On a large cutting board, place first sheet of phyllo and brush generously with melted butter. Pay close attention to the edges.*
  • Arrange the second sheet on top of the first one and brush with butter. Repeat this step until you are done with the 6 sheets.
  • With a sharp knife, cut the phyllo into 12 pieces.
  • Snug tightly into a lightly greased 12 cupcake baking sheet, pressing gently into the bottom and up the sides of each one.

Assemble and bake:

  • Heat your oven to 350F.
  • When the sugar mixture has cooled, it will have a caramel consistency, add in chopped pecan and str well to combine.
  • Scoop up about 2 Tablespoons in each phyllo cup.
  • Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until top mixture is just bubbling.
  • Take off the oven, the mixture will be still runny but it will set as it cools down.


* Make sure to cover the sheets that you are not working with, with a slightly damp kitchen towel or plastic wrap.
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Calories: 405.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 44.1g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 29.2g | Saturated Fat: 10.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12.5g | Cholesterol: 39.7mg | Sodium: 56.6mg | Potassium: 166.4mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 30.3g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.3mg