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Pecan Tassies

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  Package cream cheese 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted enriched flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Coarsely broken pecans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Cheese Pastry: Let cream cheese and 1/2 cup' butter soften at room temperature; blend.
Stir in flour.
Chill slightly, about 1 hour.
Shape in 2 dozen 1-inch balls; place in tiny ungreascd 1 3/4-inch muffin cups.
Press dough against bottom and sides of cups.
Pecan Filling: Beat together egg, sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, vanilla, and salt just till smooth.
Divide half the pecans among, pastry-lined cups; add egg mixture and top with remaining pecans.
Bake in slow oven (325°) 25 minutes or till filling is set.
Cool; remove from pans.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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