Desserts

Pecan Pie Bites

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Pecan Pie Bites - bite sized, quick & easy to make, & filled w/ a maple bourbon caramel. Chocolate chips are optional!

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Caramel:
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
¼ cup unsalted butter, cubed
¼ cup heavy whipping cream (or half and half)
½ tablespoon bourbon (can be replaced with vanilla - but omit extra ½ teaspoon of vanilla)
½ teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup maple syrup
½ teaspoon salt
Pecan Pie Bites:
2 boxes frozen mini fillo shells (30 shells total)
About ½ cup pecan pieces
About ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Whipped cream/cool whip - optional, as topping
Caramel: Mix the brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook while whisking gently for about 3 minutes, until it gets thicker.
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Nutritions

Calories
300

Sodium
50mg
2% DV

Fat
13g
21% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV