~ Pecan Tassies ~
1/2 cbutter, softened
3 ozsoftened, cream cheese
PECAN FILLING - SOMETIMES WE ADD SOME RUM EXTRACT
3/4 cpacked brown sugar
1 Tbspbutter, softened
1 tspvanilla or rum extract
2/3 cfinely chopped pecans
How to Make ~ Pecan Tassies ~
- 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.