Mini Cranberry Pecan Pies

cranberry pecan pies
 Southern Comfort

Pecan Pie is known to be a southern comfort food, right?
These little babies are double Southern Comfort food then!

{Southern Comfort is a fruit spiced bourbon that originated in New Orleans}

Along with Pecans and Cranberries there is even “Southern Comfort” mixed in!

I love that there is graham cracker in each bite!
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The perfect snack size!
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Crust: Mix 2 cups graham cracker crumbs with 8 tablespoons melted butter, oops I almost forgot…add a 1/3 cup sugar.
 In a cupcake pan that holds 12 cupcakes, put 3 Tablespoons of graham cracker mix into each area.
I pressed it in with a small fondant rolling pin, the back of a spoon will work also.
Mix 1/2 cup flour with 1/2 cup Southern Comfort and 3/4 tsp cinnamon.
Toast 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans over a med heat,
the taste of them toasted makes then so delicious.
Put the toasted nuts in a bowl with 1 1/2 cups cranberries and 3/4 cup light corn syrup, then pour flour mixture on top and stir to coat well.
It already looks so pretty!
 Put 3 tablespoons filling for each mini pie,
(I use a large scoop,it hold 3 T and makes it easy to portion out the crust and filling as well as cupcake) the cranberries will cook down so it’s okay to pile it up.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes
I cooled them in the pan before removing them.
I then took a firm spatula and went around the sides to make sure they would release easily, they did!
I shared this one, but really no fork is required for this yummy deliciousness!
The tart taste of the cranberries along with the pecan pie taste made it the perfect combination.
Not too sweet, not too tart!
I had one for breakfast.
It has fruit in it :)
Southern Comfort has a sweet fruity-ness to it and it compliments these mini pies so well!
These will certainly be making an appearance on the dessert table this Thanksgiving along with
cranberry pie
 Cranberry Cheesecake Pie

I’ve linked my Mini Cranberry Pecan Pies to Tidymom’s Love the Pie Party

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  1. 1
    Jennifurla says:

    those are adorable! I also saw this on pioneer woman, cool!

  2. 2
    theblogisthenewblack says:

    Love the idea of individual pies!

  3. 3

    you forgot to mention the oven temp and cooking time. i'd love to make these for thanksgiving!

  4. 4
    Kate H.(www.sprinkletherapy.blogspot.com) says:

    Oh Diane, being a southern girl, i truly appreciate this recipe! How long do you bake it, and do you bake it at 350? Also, what is Southern Comfort?

  5. 6
    愛 - ちゃん says:

    Those pies looks beautiful. And it's quite simple too. I like it.

  6. 7
    Diane {Created by Diane} says:

    I typed it so fast, I just added the needed cooking temperature and time along with a description of Southern Comfort, sorry I forgot the info :) originally.

  7. 8

    These are so cute and yummy looking! You had me at graham cracker crust!

  8. 9

    These looks soo adorably delicious!:)

  9. 10
    SweetSugarBelle says:

    WOuldn't I love to be your neighbor…I get so wrapped up in cookies, I forget to make other things. Wish I had a baking buddy! These are beautiful!

  10. 11
    Electronic Smokeless Cigarette says:

    Yummy..It's so delicious… I really want to taste it.. I can't wait more…

  11. 12

    what can you use to substitute for the southern comfort???

  12. 13

    What is it about anything "mini" that makes it even MORE appealing! lol…….these look DELICIOUS!!!
    Thanks for linking up another FANTASTIC pie Diane!!

  13. 14

    Looks delicious! Did you cook the cranberries at all before adding them to the filling mixture or were they raw? They appear cooked in the picture…

  14. 15

    These are Southern comfort for sure. I love individual desserts and see you do too! Your chocolate cranberry pies look divine too. I'm bookmarking these. Thanks!

  15. 16
    The Captain's Daughter says:

    I LOVED seeing your creation on PW's site! :)

  16. 17
    HeroCakePops says:

    Hello. I saw you on blogfrog and stopped in to check you out. What a wonderful blog and the cranberry cheesecake looks melt in your mouth yummy. Great job!

  17. 18

    omg love these!

  18. 19

    These look amazing, Diane! Pecans and cranberries together are a favourite of mine.

  19. 20

    wow,this looks delicious, I love that you made into mini pies, I love mini desserts.
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  20. 21
    Jocelyn Jenik says:

    Should the cupcake pan be prepped in any way (greased, non-stick spray)? I guess cupcake liners could work as well…

  21. 23

    Hi Diane, these are made in mini muffin pan or regular size? They look yummy, I’m making them for my father’s birthday and shipping them!! He will love them, I know!!! Thank you!!

    • 24

      I baked them in the regular cupcake pan, (mini pies because they are not the regular size of a pie) if you tried to make them in a mini cupcake pan I think it would be difficult to get the crust to stay and there wouldn’t be enough filling in my opinion. These are a FAVORITE here and I get asked to make them often, my dad loves them.

  22. 25

    These just knocked my socks off!

  23. 27

    These look delicious! Did you use whole, fresh cranberries? Or did you chop them? Thanks!

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