Mini Maple Pecan Pies

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If you can’t imagine your Thanksgiving holiday without pecan pie, but don’t want to have a meal’s worth of calories for just one slice of pie, then these Mini Maple Pecan Pies are the perfect dessert for you! The phyllo tartlets closely resemble the taste of a buttery pie crust, and makes for a beautiful presentation! When paired with the toasted pecans and the sweetness of maple syrup, you have yourself the ‘perfect’ mini pecan pie! I don’t know about you, but a 40 calorie pie sounds great to me, because it leaves ‘room’ to sample other sweet treats!


The estimated total time to make this recipe is 20-25 minutes.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray, and place fillo shells on prepared baking sheet.


Mix together egg beaters, syrup, and sugar substitute in a small bowl. Pour into a measuring cup with a spout to make filling tart shells easy.


Divide pecans evenly among fillo shells. Pour filling into cups over pecans, just until they are full. Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until pies are lightly golden brown. Enjoy!


1/4 cupEgg beaters
1/4 cupSugar free maple syrup (or all natural syrup, honey, or agave nectar)
1/4 cupBaking stevia OR 1/2 cup sweetener of choice that measures like sugar 1
1/2 cupChopped pecans
1Box mini fillo shells (I used Athens brand, which comes with 15 pre-baked shells)

1 I used NuNaturals More Fiber Stevia Baking Blend. If using packets of stevia, I recommend using about 6-8, or adjust according to taste.

Katie's Tip!

To make these ahead of time, simply prepare the filing and bake them right before serving!

Nutrition Breakdown

15 Mini Pecan Pies
42 Calories Per Serving
3 g Fat
2 g Carbohydrate
0.5 g Sugar
2 g Protein
1 WWP+*

*Weight Watchers Points per serving


Kate said:

yum these are so adorable what a fun & creative idea !

November 22nd, 2011 — 5:40am  |  Reply

Molly said:

You have outdone yourself with this one. Great idea Katie. Trying this one tomorrow night for thanksgiving dinner at my moms. :)

November 22nd, 2011 — 6:47am  |  Reply

Katrina said:

Nothing like the sweetness of a mini pie! Yum.

November 23rd, 2011 — 4:49am  |  Reply

Ellie@fitforthesoul said:

These are so purrrrty and professional lookin’! Phyllo dough is just so delicious. And I loooove the pumpkin cheesecake~! It looks off the hook, haha. Have a blessed day full of joy, love, and peace sista~

November 23rd, 2011 — 12:24pm  |  Reply

Anna @ The Guiltless Life said:

YUM – so cute and I love that they’re naturally sweetened!

Btw I finally got around to updating my blogroll, so I got your link on there! So glad to have you on my roll :).

November 23rd, 2011 — 3:18pm  |  Reply

decaf and dessert said:

this is so cute! I am dying to try some of your recipes but some of the ingredients (i.e. the dough shells) aren’t available in French supermarkets…as soon as I’m back in Texas though, I’m heading to whole foods with a list of your recipes in tow!

November 23rd, 2011 — 3:29pm  |  Reply

Heather said:

oh my gosh those look so amazing! I love little mini desserts like that!

November 23rd, 2011 — 4:33pm  |  Reply

Maggie said:

I made these tonight for our Thanksgiving tomorrow – my husband and I had to sample them of course and they were delicious! I overfilled a few of them and the egg mixture baked a little weird, so I just had to make sure those were the ones we tasted tonight!

November 23rd, 2011 — 9:10pm  |  Reply

Rach said:

Super cute!

November 24th, 2011 — 12:01pm  |  Reply

Shannon (Healthiful Balance) said:

Mhmm, those look great! :) Pecan pie is a favorite of mine!

November 25th, 2011 — 6:17am  |  Reply

Sereta said:

If I use honey will it be the same amount of WW points?

October 21st, 2012 — 2:19pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

should be! :) maybe one off

October 21st, 2012 — 3:35pm  | 

Kat said:

Where are these shells located? With the frozen foods?

December 14th, 2012 — 1:14pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

thats where they are in my grocery :)

December 15th, 2012 — 10:08am  | 

Celine Angulo said:

Could we use regular egg whites instead of Egg Beaters?

November 19th, 2013 — 10:23am  |  Reply

Celine Angulo said:

Just don’t feel comfortable using Egg Beaters.

November 19th, 2013 — 10:24am  | 

Dashing Dish said:

yes :)

November 19th, 2013 — 11:27am  | 

Katie Farrell said:

thanks rach! :)

November 26th, 2011 — 10:03am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

me too shannon! :) thanks girlie!

November 26th, 2011 — 10:03am  |  Reply

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