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Miniature Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky Jordan
Added: Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
1 (3 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 c. sifted all purpose flour
1 stick butter

FILLING:
1 egg, beaten
3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
1 T. soft butter
1 T. vanilla
2/3 c. chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
For the crust, have all ingredients at room temperature. Mix together and chill for at least 2 hours. Pinch of dough and shape into two dozen 1 inch balls. Place balls in 3/4 inch ungreased muffin tins. With thumb, press dough against bottom and sides of tins. Set aside and mix filling. For filling, mix all ingredients together. Fill each tassel 3/4 full. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool on cake rack. To remove, run sharp knife around edge and lift out.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24

 

 

 

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