Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Pecan Tassies

shawn eide

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@shandra

perfect for the holiday baking trays.


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Ingredients

8 Tbsp
butter, softened
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 c
whole wheat flour

FILLING INGREDIENTS

2/3 c
chopped pecans
1
egg
3/4 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
5/8 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325. Mix together the butter and cream cheese in a small bowl or food processor.
2
Add the flour and blend thoroughly.
3
Wrap all 30 balls together in plastic wrap and chill slightly.
4
Place each ball in a tiny ungreased fluted tart pan or muffin cup.
5
Line the pans by pressing the dough with your fingertips against the bottoms and sides.
6
For the filling, place half the pecans in the dough-lined pan.
7
Beat together the egg, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt until all lumps are gone.
8
Pour the egg mixture onto the pecan topped dough.
9
Dot with the remaining pecans.
10
Bake for 25 minutes or until the filling is set.
11
Cool 5 minutes on a rack and remove from the pans before they are cool, as the caramel will set.
12
These tiny tarts freeze easily.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy