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Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heidi McCabe
Added: Sunday, November 4, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans (chop well)
Filling:
2 eggs beaten
1 1/2 cup light brown sugar
2 Tbsp butter melted
1/2 tsp. vanilla
dash of salt

Crust:
2 sticks butter
6 oz cream cheese
2 cups all purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
Blend ingredients for crust. roll into balls then press into mini-cupcake pans.

Combine filling ingredients and put in unbaked pastry and top w/pecans

Bake at 350 for first 15 min., then reduce heat to 250 for another 10 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 4 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great little hand-held desserts to pop in your mouth around holidays or whenever. Basically like little personal pecan pies.

 

 

 

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