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Pecan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Eich
Added: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 - 3oz. pkg. cream cheese
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


Filling:
1 egg
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
dash salt
1 cup coarsely broken pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. To make pastry: Blend together cream cheese and butter. Stir in flour. Chill for 1 hour. Shape into 36 balls. Place in tiny ungreased muffin pan or tart shells. Press dought against bottom and sides of the pan. Place tart pans on baking sheets.

To make the filling: Beat together egg, sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt just until smooth. Stir in pecans. Fill pastry-lined pans half full, making sure no filling touches the edges of the pans. Bake for 20 -25 minutes or until filling is set. Remove from pans.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom and Dad came to visit for Katie's First Communion. Mom brought this recipe with her and we made them for the party. They are really good.

 

 

 

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