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Peacan Tassies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lauren Cruz

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup all-purpose flour

FILLING:
1 large egg, room temperature
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Dash salt
2/3 cup finely chopped pecans, divided

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in flour. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or until firm enough to roll.
2. Preheat oven to 375. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; press evenly onto bottoms and up sides of greased mini muffin cups.
3. For filling, in a small bowl, mix egg, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and salt until blended. Stir in 1/3 cup pecans; spoon into pastries. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
4. Bake 15-20 minutes or until edges are golden and filling is puffed. Cool in pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Freeze option: Freeze cooled cookies, layered between waxed paper, in freezer containers. To use, thaw in covered containers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep 20 mins; Chill 60 mins; Bake 20 mins

 

 

 

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