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Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julie Withers
Added: Saturday, August 26, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter
1 stick margarine
2 - 3 oz. packages cream cheese
2 c. flour
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 lb. light brown sugar
pecan bits

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter and margarine. Remove from stove and add cream cheese and blend. Add flour and mix until it forms a ball. On a floured board, divide into 4 even sections. Roll each one into a long roll and cut into 12 pieces. Put on piece into each cup of a mini-cupcake pan. With floured fingers, shape against bottom and side of pan. (mini pie crusts)

Break eggs into bowl. Beat slightly and add vanilla and stir. Add brown sugar and stir until well blenced. Spoon into shells (about 3/4 full). Sprinkle tops with pecan pieces.

Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Let cool completely beofre removing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Catherine Sheldon, who along with her daugher, Mary Sheldon, owned and ran the Women's Exchange in Hingham, Massachusetts. These Pecan Tassies were one of the most requested treats they sold there!

 

 

 

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