Pecan Tassies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 24
These bite-sized pecan pies are a festive addition to any dessert spread or cookie platter.
  • 3 ounces of cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp butter, melted
  • ¾ -1 cup chopped pecans.
  1. Mix the cream cheese and the butter.
  2. Add 1 cup flour and knead the dough by hand or mix it until it is smooth.
  3. Cover it with plastic wrap and let it chill for one hour so that it is easier to work with.
  1. Mix the filling ingredients.
  2. Form 2 dozen 1-inch balls of dough (roughly ⅜-ounce each).
  3. Press each dough ball into a greased mini muffin tin, making a shallow indentation but being careful not to poke through to the pan.
  4. Fill each crust with the pecan filling and bake the pecan tassies at 325 degrees for 20-25 minutes until the mini pecan pies are golden brown and starting to bubble.
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