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Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Don & Carol Blalock
Added: Thursday, June 30, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 3 oz. package cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sifted flour

Filling:
1 egg
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 T. melted butter
2/3 cups coarsely broken pecans


Directions:
Directions:
For pastry:
Soften the cream cheese and butter at room temperature, mix thoroughly. Add flour. Shape into 2 dozen 1 inch balls. Place in tiny ungreased muffin pans and shape into tarts.

For filling:
Beat egg, sugar and butter together. Add pecans to egg mixture. Fill cups 3/4 full. Bake in 325 oven til slightly firm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is from one of my favorite cookbooks, the Helen Exum's Chattanooga Cook Book. I've had this cookbook since 1970 and I still enjoy reading it. It's full of Chattanooga history.

 

 

 

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