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Apricot Pecan Tassies

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Apricot Pecan Tassies has a fine taste. Apricot Pecan Tassies get its taste from apricot mixed with cheese, topped with pecans. Apricot Pecan Tassies is inspired by many bakeries around the world.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into pieces
  Light cream cheese 6 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Diced dried california apricot halves 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

For Crust, in food processor, combine flour, 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese; process until mixture forms a ball.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate 15 minutes.
For Filling, combine sugar, egg, 1 tablespoon butter, vanilla and salt in medium bowl; beat until smooth.
Stir in apricots and nuts.
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls and place in paper-lined or greased miniature muffin cups or tart pans.
Press dough on bottom and sides of each cup; fill with 1 teaspoon apricot-pecan filling.
Bake 25 minutes or until golden and filling sets.
Cool slightly and remove from cups.
Cooled cookies can be wrapped tightly in plastic and frozen for up to 6 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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