Pecan Cups


Rich and crunchy, these little pecan cup treats are perfect for parties.

close up view of Pecan Cups on a glass platter
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
18 pecan cups


  • 3 ounces cream cheese

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 18 muffin cups with paper liners.

  2. Blend softened cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter or margarine in a mixing bowl until thoroughly combined. Add flour and mix well. Place in the refrigerator to chill.

  3. Combine brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in a mixing bowl. Add egg and vanilla; blend well. Stir in pecans.

  4. Pat chilled dough into the bottoms of the 18 paper muffin cups. Pour in filling, distributing evenly between all cups.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until filling is set, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

160 Calories
11g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 160
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 48mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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