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Chocolate Covered Pecan Pie Bites

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These Chocolate Covered Pecan Pie Bars are the perfect dessert to bring to your Holiday table.
Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

What a pleasure partnering with Karo® Syrup today to bring you a Holiday treat that will wow all of your guests! The texture Karo Syrup brings to your baking is like no other.  It’s always stocked in my pantry for all of my Holiday baking.

After I baked a fantastic pecan pie with Karo® Syrup, I used a cookie scoop to make little pecan pie mounds.  Drizzle with melted chocolate, let set and you’ve got yourself an adorable Holiday dessert that looks great on your table!

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Be sure you have Karo® Syrup! Karo’s sweetness and ooey gooey texture will transform your recipe, provides the perfect amount of sweetness that allows your ingredients to stand-out.  Baking is a way to show how much you care for someone, so bake a little extra for your loved ones!  My favorite time of year!

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Make sure you have some beautiful pecan halves for your pie.

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

You want to make sure you let your pecan pie cool completely before starting the next part of the recipe.

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Use a small-medium cookie scoop to form little bites then transfer to parchment paper.

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Make sure you get pieces of pie crust in each bite.

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Drizzle melted chocolate over each bite covering most of the bite.  This helps keep the bite together.

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Ahhhh, chocolate!

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

Beautiful little bites, worth every minute of prep work!

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites

These work great with your pecan pie leftovers too!

Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites


Chocolate Covered Pecan Pie Bites

Chocolate Covered Pecan BitesPrep time: 15 minutes min | Cook time: 2 hours plus 1 hour cooling time | Total time: 3 hours 15 min


  • 1 Cup Karo® Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) pecan halves
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked OR frozen deep-dish pie crust
  • 1 cup melted chocolate


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix corn syrup, eggs, sugar, butter and vanilla using a spoon. Stir in pecans. Pour filling into pie crust.
  3. Bake on center rack of oven for 60 to 70 minutes (see tips for doneness, below). Cool for 2 hours on wire rack before serving.
  4. When pie is completely cool, use a small-medium cookie scoop and scoop baked pumpkin pie pieces and transfer to parchment paper. Drizzle melted chocolate over tops of bites, covering most of the bites. Let chocolate set then serve room temperature or chilled.

Makes 16-18 bites
Pecan Pie recipe via Karo Syrup

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  1. 1
    Cheri says:

    Your recipe sounds great,do you mean peacan pie instead of pumpkin pie?
    I will try this.
    Thanks for the great recipes.

  2. 2
    Medeja says:

    Oh these look so good! Nice idea to make pie bites 😀

  3. 3

    Oh my word, my husband would FLIP for these! They’re like homemade candy bar bites and pecan pie is his hands down favorite pie. What a fun idea Jenny!

  4. 4
    naomi says:

    I love the idea of this – so creative!

  5. 5
  6. 6

    I love bite- sized treats for the holidays!

  7. 7
    Maria says:

    These look like little bites of heaven!

  8. 8

    yummy!!! I could eat them all!

  9. 9
    Susan says:

    Such a great idea! They almost look like turtles minus the caramel. I would totally gobble these down.

  10. 10
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    all pie goodness in one bite! YUM!

  11. 11
    Nutmeg Nanny says:

    These little pecan pie bites look so good! I love how they perfect for holiday eating 🙂

  12. 12

    […] Chocolate Covered Pecan Bites – The name says it all. Yum! […]

  13. 13
    Donna Grammas says:

    Cut to the chase. Buy a large piece from Costco or Sam’s and proceed to scooping. I would freeze or refrigerate before putting on chocolate to quicken the process of setting the chocolate.

  14. 14
    MD says:

    These look terrific! I will make these for parties. I just wanted to point out a typo you have. You said “scoop out the pumpkin pie pieces” I think you meant to say pecan pie pieces. Thank you for the wonderful idea.

  15. 15
    Billie says:

    In the instructions you say scoop out pumpkin pie pieces. Can you do this with pumpkin pie too? Can’t wait to try pecan pie pieces.

  16. 16

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  17. 17

    What chocolate do you use?

  18. 18
    linda fuller says:

    The pecan pie recipe on this syrup bottle is the best one ever

  19. 19
    Charlotte says:

    In #4 of directions for Chocolate Covered Pecan Pie Bites it says to scoop pumpkin pie instead of pecan pie. Will be making these for Christmas.

  20. 20
    Mark, (AKA- Hogdowg) says:

    ?? Leftover pecan pie ?? ? ‼
    Not around our house .
    Sounds great. Gona try it soon. Thanks

  21. 21
    Elizabeth Johnson says:

    For this recipe, do you also scoop the crust into the balls or what do you do with the crust after you scoop out pecan filling?

  22. 22
    Roxi says:

    You said to scoop out pumpkin pie bites but I think you ment pecan pie bites since that is the recipe given. I am sure you could do pumpkin pie bites too.

  23. 23

    you didn’t say what kind of chocolate you used. Was in from a can or made from scratch? What kind of choc. did you use? thank you

  24. 24
    Rob says:

    Wow, my fav dessert is now portable. 🙂
    I just gained 2 lbs drooling over the pictures.
    My grandma would definitely approve.

  25. 25
    Sophia says:

    Omg! The treat I have been looking for! What a wonderful ideal. Thank you so much for sharing.

  26. 26
    susan says:

    in step 4 it says pumpkin pie instead of pecan… you need a better editor!

  27. 27
    Aunt Charley says:

    I couldn’t find the instructions for how to tell when the pecan pie is done. That has been my biggest problem when making pecan pie, so I really looked. This recipe sounds just like my mother made. This covered in chocolate sounds like heaven in my mouth!!!

    • 27.1
      Janna says:

      Opened the Karo recipe link provided and found the tip under item #5, funny, I used Karo syrup and don’t recall seeing the tip on the bottle. When making pecan pie, twice this past holiday, it was a bit too overdone the first time and just slightly the second time. Both times everyone still said it was delicious and no comparison to store bought. Hope you find this helps.
      RECIPE TIPS: Pie is done when center reaches 200°F. Tap center surface of pie lightly – it should spring back when done. For easy cleanup, spray pie pan with cooking spray before placing pie crust in pan. If pie crust is overbrowning, cover edges with foil.

  28. 28
    Kalyn says:

    If you’re just going to scoop the baked filling out of the pie crust why put it in a pie crust? Why not just put it in a baking dish and bake till done? This way you aren’t wasting a pie shell?

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