Back to Top
  • Prep Time Icon
    Prep Time
  • Cook Time Icon
    Cook Time
  • Total Time Icon
    Total Time
  • Servings Icon
    Servings
    24

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup pecans, finely chopped

Filling

Directions

  1. Step 1
    Combine crust ingredients in a large bowl. Beat at medium-high speed

  2. Step 2
    until mixture is creamy (1 - 2 minutes).Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  3. Step 3
    Preheat oven to 350º F.

  4. Step 4
    Form 1-inch balls of dough and place in mini muffin tins. Using your fingers dusted with flour, press dough into bottom and sides of tins. Fill each mini pie with about 1 Tablespoon of LUCKY LEAF Cherry Pie Filling.

  5. Step 5
    Bake uncovered for 18 - 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool completely before serving. Top each mini pie with a pecan half just before serving.

What others are saying about this recipe

  1. Megan Gordon says:

    pecan crust…mmm. surprisingly easy to make too. made it for a friend’s birthday and they were gone in seconds.

  2. Carey Boyer says:

    Made these for Christmas Eve and they tasted very good. However, I had to make the dough balls larger than 1 inch and the recipe made more than 24, as stated. They took longer to bake, an additional 5 minutes. I stored them in a sealed container, but after just 3 days some of the pies had mold on top of them! Recipe should specify to store these in the refrigerator.

  3. Colleen B. says:

    Haven’t made these as yet but plan to for our Christmas family gathering. ANYTHING with dairy products in the recipe Needs to be refrigerated

Rate and Review