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Pecan Tassies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), packed
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

For pastry, in mixing bowl cream together the 1/2 cup butter or margarine and softened cream cheese.
Stir in flour; mix well.
Cover; chill mixture about 1 hour.
In small mixing bowl stir together egg, brown sugar, the 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, vanilla, and salt just till smooth; set aside.
Shape chilled pastry dough into two dozen 1-inch balls; place each ball in ungreased 1 3/4 inch muffin cup.
Press dough onto bottom and sides of cups.
Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the chopped pecans into each pastry-lined muffin cup; fill each with egg mixture.
Bake in 325° oven about 25 minutes or till filling is set.
Cool; remove from pans.
Cover; chill to store

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan

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