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Pecan Pie Muffins

Shari McWilliams | United Cooperative Services

“This recipe originated from Ms. Sallye Baker in Kingsland. She bakes them for her deer lease boys every season,” McWilliams says. “She gave the recipe to my sweetie, Kelly, and I started baking them for him over a year ago. He gets a batch almost every other week now!”

1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium-size bowl, stir together pecans, brown sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.

2. Add melted butter, eggs and vanilla to bowl and stir to mix well.

3. Spoon batter into a foil-lined muffin pan. (Batter will stick to regular paper muffin cups.) Fill each cup about 3/4 full. Bake 20–25 minutes.

Makes 12 muffins.

Cook’s Tip

These will not rise much and the finished product will be flat on top.

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