From, "California Sizzles...Easy and Distinctive Recipes for a Vibrant Lifestyle," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  • 1-1/2 cups dark brown sugar, firmly packed

  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

  • Pinch of salt

  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1.  Heavily grease 3 miniature muffin tins.
2.  Combine flour, brown sugar, nuts and salt.
3.  By hand, stir in eggs and vanilla.  Batter will be lumpy.
4.  Spoon batter into prepared tins, filling about 2/3 full.
5.  Place muffins in cold oven, turn thermostat to 300 degrees and bake for 25 minutes.
6.  Remove from oven.  Cool 1 minute, then run a knife gently around the edge of tin to loosen muffins.
7.  Cool partially before turning out onto wire rack to cool.

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