Sweet Potato Tassies Recipe

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Sweet Potato Tassies



I make pecan tassies so when I saw this recipe for sweet potato I wanted to make them too!
I made a cream cheese crust the first time I made them,the 2nd time I used the phyllo crust,both were delicious.

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1 c cooked & mashed sweet potato
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 t cinnamon
1/8 t salt
1/4 t ground nutmeg
1/3 c chopped toasted pecans
1/4 c brown sugar,packed
1 tablespoon dark corn syrup
1 t vanilla
1 egg white
2 (2.1 ounce) packages mini- phyllo shells

Directions Step-By-Step

Poke sweet potatoes a few times with a knife and place them in a pie plate with 2 tablespoons of water; cover loosely with waxed paper and microwave on high for five minutes or until tender.
Mash and measure out 1 cup of sweet potato. Add sugar, cinnamon,salt and nutmeg. Stir well. Set aside.
In a small bowl, combine toasted pecans, brown sugar, syrup, vanilla and egg white. Stir well and set aside.
Set mini phyllo shells on a baking sheet and put about 1 teaspoon of the sweet potato mixture into the bottom of each shell (gently push down a little). Spoon ½ teaspoon of pecan mixture over the sweet potato mixture. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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