These Paleo Pecan Pie Muffins are so easy to make. They are rich, sweet and full of buttery pecans. Gluten free, dairy free, and so delicious!
I’m back with another delicious muffin recipe. You guys seem to love muffins as much as I do and I’ve had so much great feedback on my Paleo Pumpkin Muffins. I definitely think you’ll love these just as much! They came out so amazing- I couldn’t quit eating them!
They are a dense muffin- no leavener is used so they are almost like a pecan bar in muffin form. So so good! The Golden Barrel Coconut Oil keeps them so moist and the tiny bit of Golden Barrel Blackstrap Molasses adds a real depth of flavor. I added mini chocolate chips to half the batch- if you’re a chocolate lover than I highly recommend it, but they’re definitely not needed.
I have to say- I’m usually not a fan of nuts in baked goods, but these are the exception. Banana bread? No nuts, please. Cookies? Macadamias are the only good ones. Brownies? Never ever, ever should brownies have nuts. It ruins the fudgy-ness and I’d choose no brownie over a brownie with nuts- truth! But because these are centered around the pecan it really works. My husband has the same strong feeling about nuts in baked goods and was hesitant to try these- 5 muffins later, he admitted he liked them 😉
You will love how simple they are to make. Mixed in one bowl and ready in 30 minutes! They will fill your house with an amazing aroma that is sweet and caramel-y. Then once you try them you’ll fall in love with the delicious flavors and textures. Sweet, crunchy, moist, and irresistible!
If you like pecan pie then you will love these muffins! Easier and just as delicious!
Jessica is a self taught cook/baker from Michigan who enjoys local farmers markets, baking competitions, and kayaking with her husband. She specializes in Paleo and other desirable recipes that can be seen over on her own food blog.