Gluten-free Pecan Pie Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Calories: 274 kcal
Author: Kiran Dodeja Smith
Ingredients
  • 2 Flax eggs*
  • 5 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup pecan pieces or chopped
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips I use Enjoy Life
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with liners.
  2. Make flax eggs (mix 2 TBSP ground flaxseed with 6 TBSP water) in a large bowl and let sit for 10 minutes. Add butter, honey and molasses; mix to combine.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine gluten-free flour and baking powder. Add dry ingredients to wet and mix; fold in pecans and chocolate chips.
  4. Add muffin mix to 9 muffin liners in tins; bake for 23 - 25 minutes, or until tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out mostly clean. Let cool before enjoying.
Recipe Notes

How to make a flax egg: Mix 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed with 3 tablespoons water. Mix well. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes before proceeding with recipe. (Remember you need 2 flax eggs for the above recipe OR you can sub regular eggs if you don't have a sensitivity/aren't vegan!)

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-free Pecan Pie Muffins
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Potassium 137mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 21g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 4.2%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 5%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.