Pecan Tassies are easy to prepare and taste amazing. The perfect bite of pecan pie in every single bite size serving. Perfect for parties or a Christmas event.
Author: Christian Women’s Fellowship, First Christian Church, 1978
13 oz. package regular or reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
¾c.light brown sugarpacked
1T.soft butter or margarine
½t.white corn syrupoptional
⅔c.pecans coarsely chopped
Blend softened cream cheese and margarine, with pastry blender.
Stir in flour.
Chill 1 hour.
Shape into 2 dozen (1 inch) balls and place in tiny ungreased (mini muffin tin) 1 and ¾ inch muffin tins. Press dough on bottom and sides to make the tart-like shells. Add filling. You can use a pampered chef tool to assist you or use was paper.
Cream the sugar and butter. Add egg, salt, syrup, and vanilla. Continue beating until smooth.
Divide half (⅓ cup) of chopped nuts among the tart shells.
Add creamed mixture to tart shells.
Top with remaining ⅓ c. nuts.
Bake until filling is set at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.