Pecan Pie Balls

Pecan Pie Balls

Indulge in a bite-sized delight that encapsulates the warmth and nostalgia of a classic dessert, reimagined for a new era of culinary creativity — Pecan Pie Balls. These miniature treasures offer a compact explosion of flavor, embodying all the beloved elements of a traditional pecan pie in a convenient, handheld form. With a crisp exterior that gives way to a luscious, nutty interior, Pecan Pie Balls invite you to savor the essence of comfort and sweetness in every single bite. As we embark on a journey to unravel the story behind these delightful treats, we’ll discover the ingenuity that transforms a timeless recipe into a modern sensation. Join us in exploring the craftsmanship, flavors, and pure joy that Pecan Pie Balls bring to the realm of desserts, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and palates of dessert enthusiasts everywhere.

Pecan Pie Balls


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 2 ½ cups pecan halves, finely chopped

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 6 to 8 tbsp melted butter

  • ½ cup pure maple syrup

  • 24 ounces chocolate almond bark


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the graham crackers, brown sugar, maple syrup and the chopped pecans.
  • Add only enough of the melted butter so the mix comes together and can be rolled into a ball without falling apart
  • Shape the mix into 1 inch sized balls and set on a tray lined with parchment paper
  • When all dough is rolled, set the tray into the refrigerator or the freezer for one hour
  • Melt the almond bark according to package directions
  • Dip each one of the pecan pie balls into the melted chocolate and place back onto the parchment covered tray
  • Let sit until the chocolate hardens

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