Healthy Pecan Pie Mini Recipe

Healthy Pecan Pie Mini is a perfect holiday dessert that is healthy, filling, and tasty. It’s awesome to enjoy a family favorite without sacrificing your healthy eating goals. This Healthy Pecan Pie Mini is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free!

Healthy Pecan Pie Recipe

Healthy Mini Pecan Pies Recipe by Jessica Hoffman

If you’re looking for an alternative and want pecan pie that is not only healthy but also easy to make, vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, this is it! The trick to making these pecan pies healthy is using an oat-based crust and creating a “caramel” from Medjool dates. This also takes out all the stress from having to make actual pie crust. For this recipe, the crust is just made by blending a few ingredients together in a food processor.

Tips for making this recipe perfectly

  • You can make the crust and filling for these healthy mini pecan pies in advance and then put them together right before serving. This can help you save time in your preparation.
  • You can use mini tart pans like these or these.
  • If you don’t have tart pans, you can also use a muffin pan with muffin liners and just press the batter into the bottoms of each mold.
  • Make sure to use Medjool dates in this recipe for the best results. Regular dates won’t blend as well and turn into caramel.
  • If you’d like to make this recipe entirely grain-free, you can substitute almonds in place of the oats. Simply grind up the almonds into an almond meal and use them in place of the oats. You can also substitute any sticky sweetener for maple syrup.

Other recipes you might like to try: Low Carb Keto Meat Pie Recipe, Apple Pie Keto Low Carb, Healthy Chicken Shawarma Bowl Recipe

Healthy Pecan Pie Mini

Healthy Pecan Pie Mini is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free! Perfect holiday dessert that is healthy, filling, and tasty.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16 mini pies
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

PIE CRUST

  • 2 cup oats gluten free
  • 1 cup pecans
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • pinch of salt

CARAMEL FILLING

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a food processor, pulse the oats, pecans, coconut oil, maple syrup, and salt together until combined.
  • Scoop a spoon of the mixture into a mini tart pan (2-3 inches diameter)  and press down firmly with your hands.
  • Bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove and let cool.
  • In a food processor or high-speed blender, mix together the dates, almond milk, vanilla and salt until creamy and smooth, scraping down the sides of the food processor as needed. 
  • Use a knife to spread some of the caramel filling onto each pie and top each pie with a pecan. 

Notes

Nutrition

Serving size: 1/16th recipe
Calories: 250 
  • sugar: 12g 
  • fat: 18g 
  • carbohydrates: 22g 
  • fiber: 5g 
  • protein: 4g
Keyword Gluten Free, healthy pecan pie, healthy pie, mini pie, pecan pie, pecan pie mini, pie, sugar free, vegan

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