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Pecan Tassies

(Makes 4 dozen cookies) 

Crust:
2 sticks butter
6 oz. cream cheese
2 cups flour

Filling:
1 cup pecans
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 T. melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg


Mix crust.

Mix all filling, adding egg last.

Make small balls (using 1 tsp. of dough), place in mini muffin pan, and shape to inside of cup.

Fill halfway with filling.

Bake at 350 degrees, 20-25 minutes.

Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

 

 

Recipe from the "Mangia, Figlie" blog by Maria M. Boyer.
Original publish date of this recipe, December 16, 2010.