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A super quick pecan muffin recipe with a twist. These yummies have just 6 ingredients and they taste just like chocolate chip pecan pie in a mini muffin. Warning! you can’t eat just one.

Let me state the obvious, these mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips aren’t the sexiest looking muffins on the Internet. But, just give them a taste and their irresistible pecan pie, chocolate flavor will win your taste bud’s heart.

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Mini Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips Video

Southern Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips

I needed a quick recipe and saw this Pecan Pie Muffin recipe in one of my beloved southern church cookbooks. It had just 5 simple ingredients and looked really enticing, so I decided to give these mini pecan pie muffins a bake.

Being that I have a life long love affair with chocolate, I added mini chocolate chips as my 6th ingredient to these mini pecan pie muffins. Friends, the chocolate chips only enhanced the amazing flavor of an already addictive treat.  So glad I made these yummy gems.

Ingredients In Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie Muffins Recipe

  • dark or light brown sugar 
  • flour – all purpose
  • chopped pecans 
  • butter – melted – please use real butter
  • eggs – beaten until foamy
  • mini chocolate chips – semi sweet, milk chocolate or dark chocolate
quick and easy pecan pie mini muffins with chocolate chips

How to Make Easy Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a bowl combine your dry ingredients (brown sugar, flour and pecans) and set aside.
  • In another bowl combine melted butter and eggs and mix well.
  • Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients until just moistened.
  • Fold in mini chocolate chips.
  • Grease and flour a mini muffin tin very well or spray well with baking spray.  You can use muffins liners, but spray those well also.
  • Fill each cavity or liner ⅔ full.
  • Bake at 350° 17 – 20 minutes
  • Remove from oven, transfer to wire rack and cool several minutes. Run knife along the edges of muffin cups and gently remove from pan.
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Best Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips Baking Tips

  • Grease your mini muffin pan or spray it with Baker’s Joy really well. This pecan pie muffin batter can be a sticky batter, that sticks to the pan easily.
  • You can use muffin liners.  However, spray the muffin liners or these mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips will stick like glue.
  • Don’t overmix your batter. This can result in tough, dense muffins.
  • You can also bake this mini pecan pie muffin with chocolate chips recipe in regular size muffin pans. If doing this, you will need to increase the baking time to 20 – 25 minutes.
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Pecan Pie Muffins Deliciously Unique

Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips aren’t pecan muffins or chocolate chip pecan muffins. They are the fusion of an indulgent southern pecan pie and a delicious chocolate chip muffin. These chocolate chip mini pecan pie muffins are the baking version of a Labradoodle.

These mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips have crispy, chewy edges with a soft center, that is just like pecan pie. Plus there are mini chocolate chips speckled throughout.

They are unique little muffins that make a lovely breakfast treat, a delicious quick snack or yummy dessert. Plus you can serve these mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips practically anywhere; your quarterly girls brunch, the church potluck or the breakroom at work.

These little gems are perfect anytime of year, but especially the Holidays. If you’re in a Holiday sort of mood, but Thanksgiving and Christmas are 7 or 8 months away, just whip some of these up.  These pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips will provide a delicious band aid when your heart aches for the holidays.

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Easy Mini Pecan Pie Muffins (only 6 ingredients)

These mini chocolate chip pecan pie muffins have just 6 simple ingredients. There are no complicated or special instructions for this easy mini muffin recipe. You can even mix by hand and not dirty up your mixer. How great is that?

You simply combine your six ingredients, fill the cavities with batter, bake, remove from the oven and inhale your treats, However, beware when you start inhaling them. It’s impossible to stop at 1 or 2 or 3 mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips.

How To Store Pecan Pie Muffins

If you have leftover mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips (I can’t imagine that, but let’s pretend) or you want to bake a batch ahead of time. These are simple to store and can be frozen.

To store simply put them in an airtight container or Ziploc Bag. They can be stored at room temperature for 3 to 4 days, in the fridge for 6 days or in the freezer up to 30 days.

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

Perfect Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips

This chocolate chip mini pecan pie muffins recipe makes absolutely delicious muffins that will knock your taste bud’s socks off. They are easy and quick to make, they require few and simple ingredients, they are exploding with incredible pecan pie, chocolate chip flavor and they can be served anytime of year. Give these old fashioned mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips a bake today. I guarantee you, they will become a part of your regular baking rotation.

In case you have any queries regarding these mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips feel free to reach out via the comment section or the contact page. Also, if you have tried this mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips recipe, I would love to hear about your experiences.

I have linked to our related recipes below and I’m sure you will love them.

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Mini Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips

Pecan Pie mini muffins with chocolate chips
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Mini Pecan Pie Muffins With Chocolate Chips

Simple muffins that are a fusion of pecan pie and chocolate chip muffins.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword pecan pie muffin, mini muffin, chocolate chip,
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Cooling Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 30 muffins
Calories 110kcal
Cost $4.00

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dark or light brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs beaten until foamy
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • In a bowl combine dry ingredients (brown sugar, flour and pecans) and set aside.
    1 cup dark or light brown sugar, ½ cup flour, 1 cup pecans
  • In another bowl combine melted butter and eggs and mix well.
    ⅔ cup butter, 2 eggs
  • Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients until just moistened.
  • Fold in mini chocolate chips.
    ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Grease and flour pan very well or spray well with baking spray. You can use muffins liners, but spray those well also.
  • Fill each cavity or liner ⅔ full.
  • Bake at 350° 17 – 20 minutes
  • Remove from oven, transfer to wire rack and cool several minutes. Run knife along the edges of muffin cups and gently remove from pan.

Notes

  • Grease your mini muffin pan or spray it with Baker’s Joy really well. This pecan pie muffin batter can be a sticky batter, that sticks to the pan easily.
  • You can use muffin liners.  However, spray the muffin liners or these mini pecan pie muffins with chocolate chips will stick like glue.
  • Don’t overmix your batter. This can result in tough, dense muffins.
  • You can also bake this mini pecan pie muffin with chocolate chips recipe in regular size muffin pans. If doing this, you will need to increase the baking time to 20 – 25 minutes.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 110kcal

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