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Pecan Pie Bites

These easy, lightened up Pecan Pie Bites are a great way to indulge in one of your favorite Thanksgiving desserts without adding calories to your holiday meal. 

Ingredients

  • 1 package of 15 mini phyllo shells, such as Athens, found in the frozen aisles
  • ½ cup chopped pecans, if you have whole pecans or pieces just chop or bash them up
  • ¼ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons half and half cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Unwrap the package of phyllo shells and place them on the baking sheet
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the pecans, brown sugar, half and half, vanilla and salt and stir together until well mixed. Spoon the pecan mixture evenly into the phyllo shells and place the baking sheet in the oven. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the shells start to turn golden and the filling is heated through.

Notes

MyWW SmartPoints per (1 piece) serving: (SP calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)
Green: 2 SmartPoints/ Blue: 2 SmartPoints/ Purple: 2 SmartPoints
Weight Watchers Points Plus:
2 per mini tart (PP calculated using a Weight Watchers PointsPlus calculator and the nutrition info below)
Nutrition Information per mini tart:
58 calories, 6 g carbs, 4 g sugars, 4 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 1 g protein, 0 g fiber (from myfitnesspal.com)
adapted from Land O’Lakes