Mini Pecan Pie Trifles
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 9 inch frozen pie shell
  • 4 Tbs all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbs butter, melted
  • 1 container frozen whipped cream, slightly thawed
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar
  3. Add in beaten eggs, corn syrup, melted butter, vanilla and salt and beat with a hand mixer for 2-3 minutes
  4. Pour mixture into unbaked pie shell and sprinkle top with chopped pecans
  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 F
  6. Reduce heat to 350 F and bake for an additional 35-40 minutes, or until set
  7. Allow to cool and cut into pie slices, then cut each slice into small pieces
  8. Spoon a few chopped pieces of cooked pie into the bottom of each jelly jar, followed by a layer of whipped cream
  9. Repeat layering process until jar is filled
  10. Top with caramel or homemade pecan praline sauce and garnish with extra pecans
  11. Serve immediately
Recipe by Southern Made Simple at