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Mini Pecan Pies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
J Sue Townsend
Added: Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. butter Dash salt
1 c. flour 3/4 c. broken
1 beaten, egg pecans
3/4 C. brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Blend cream cheese and the 1/2 c. butter. Stir in flour. Chill one hour. Shape dough into 24 one inch balls. Place in ungreased 1-1/4 muffin pans; press dough overbottom and up the sides of pan. In a small bowl, beat together egg, brown sugar, 1 tbsp. butter, vanilla and salt just till smooth.
Divide the pecans among the pastry shells. Spoon about 1 tbsp. egg mixture over pecans in each shell.
Bake 325 for 25-30 minutes or until filling is set and pastry is golden. Cool; remove from pans.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen

 

 

 

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