Pecan Tassies
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • ½ c. butter
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ c. brown sugar
  • 1 T. butter
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • ⅔ c. pecans
  1. To make the dough combine the cream cheese, ½ c. butter and flour in a food processor and process until it forms a big clump.
  2. Roll the dough into 24 1" balls and refrigerate for an hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 325 F.
  4. To make the filling melt the 1 T of butter, and combine it with the egg, brown sugar and vanilla.
  5. Chop the pecans.
  6. Grease mini-muffin tins and press each ball of dough into the tin, pushing the dough up the sides to make a cup.
  7. Put ½ the pecans into the dough cups, add the filling mixture and then top with the rest of the pecans.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes.
Recipe by Upstate Ramblings at