Pecan Delights

1
Linda Griffith

By
@sothernladee

I first made these little pecan pies back in 1981 for my mom and dad's 50th wedding anniversary and I have been making them ever since. They are so good and they travel well...You will enjoy this recipe for years to come.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
serves 12 at two per person
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 2 stick
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • FILLING

  • 3 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Pecan Delights

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees....
  2. CRUST; Beat the butter with the cream cheese until fluffy. Add the flour, sugar and salt and mix well. Shape into one inch balls and press into mini muffin pans. Press down with fingers until they completely cover the cup.
  3. Place a tsp. of nuts in the bottom of each cup.
  4. Filling: Pour the melted butter over brown sugar. Add the eggs vanilla and salt. Mix well. Add a scant teaspoon into each muffin cup. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 250 degrees and bake an additional 15 minutes

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About Pecan Delights

Course/Dish: Pies



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