Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Pecan Tassies

Sylvia McHaffey


These are like little pecan pies. You can't eat just one.

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4 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
margarine, softened
1 c
plain flour
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Patty Shells, First 3 ingredients:

Combine cream cheese and margarine. Cream until smooth. Add flour, mixing well. Refrigerate dough, for at least 2 hours. Shape dough into 15 small balls. Put a ball in each muffin indentations of a small muffin cake pan. With fingers shape each ball until a small tart shell if formed. Set aside.
Pecan filling, Next 5 ingredients:

Combine ingredients in a small sauce pan. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture is melted and well blended. Fill each patty shell 1/2 full with filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtags: #Christmas, #pecan, #pies