|Cream cheese||3 Ounce, softened|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Tablespoon, softened|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans||To Taste|
Combine the cream cheese, the 1/2 cup butter and flour in a bowl and mix well.
Shape into 21 balls.
Press each ball into a small tart or muffin cup, forming a shell.
Combine the egg, the 1 tablespoon butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and mix well.
Fill each pastry shell 1/2 full.
Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until beginning to brown