~ Pecan Tassies ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

My Aunt started the tradition of us all getting together to make these yummy treats every year, around the holidays. We all pitch in on the cost and make a ton of them. They freeze well, to use later for your cookie trays.


Enjoy!


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Serves:

2 dozen

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

TARTS

1/2 c
butter, softened
3 oz
softened, cream cheese
1 c
flour

PECAN FILLING - SOMETIMES WE ADD SOME RUM EXTRACT

1
egg
3/4 c
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla or rum extract
pinch
salt
2/3 c
finely chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
I a bowl, beat the butter with the cream cheese until mixture is smooth. Beat in the flour. Chill dough for about 45 minutes.

Preheat your oven to375 degree F.

Take the dough and shape into 1 inch balls. Press each ball into bottom and up the sides of mini muffin cups.

In a small bowl, mix all filling ingredients ( except nuts ) together until well blended. Fold in half of the chopped pecans, then sprinkle each cup with remaining pecans.

Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden around edges and filling is puffed.

Cool for about 10 minutes, then remove to racks to finish cooling.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy