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Low Carb Pecan Pie Tarts

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pecan recipes
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Pastry chilling time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 20 mini tarts
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Bite sized low carb versions of pecan pie
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  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • ¼ cup brown sweetener low carb sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup, sugar free
  • 2 tablespoons cream heavy
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 20 whole pecans optional topping


Make the pastry

  • Place the pastry ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and a dough appears.
  • Remove the dough and shape into a ball. Cover with parchment paper and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill.

Make the filling

  • In a medium bowl, stir together the brown sweetener, sugar free maple syrup, egg, butter, vanilla, cream and salt.
  • Stir in the chopped pecans.


  • Preheat the oven to 190C/375F degrees.
  • Remove the pastry from the fridge and roll into 20 balls
  • Place them in a mini muffin tin (you will need to do 2 batches as most mini muffin tins have 16 spaces)
  • Press the pastry balls into the muffin tin making sure that there is a large “well” in the middle and spread the edges out.
  • Spoon the mixture into the pastry cases, ensuring that you get a good portion of the chopped pecans.
  • Place a whole pecan on top.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until the tart edges are golden.
  • Set aside to cool before removing from the tin.


Makes 20 mini tarts.  You may want to bake two batches or make mini tarts with a thicker pastry to fit one sit.
I used a silicone mini muffin tin
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1mini tart | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg