How to Make Pecan Tassies

These delectable morsels are miniature, bite-size pecan pies with a flaky crust. Easy to prepare, these Pecan Tassies always catch everyone's sweet tooth. Enjoy!

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How to Make Pecan Tassies Recipe
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For the crust:

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Place 1 8-ounce package of cream cheese in a mixer. Use 1/3 less fat variety for a healthier treat.

Place 1 8-ounce package of cream cheese in a mixer. Use 1/3 less fat variety for a healthier treat.

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Slice 1 1/2 cups butter into thin slices and add to mixer.

Slice 1 1/2 cups butter into thin slices and add to mixer.

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Cream the cream cheese and butter in your mixer at high speed until smooth.

Cream the cream cheese and butter in your mixer at high speed until smooth.

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Add 2 2/3 cups flour slowly.

Add 2 2/3 cups flour slowly.

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Beat until combined into pastry dough. The dough will be sticky.

Beat until combined into pastry dough. The dough will be sticky.

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For the filling:

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Start with 4 eggs, slightly beaten.

Start with 4 eggs, slightly beaten.

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Add 3 cups brown sugar to the eggs.

Add 3 cups brown sugar to the eggs.

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Combine eggs and brown sugar with 4 tablespoons melted butter and 4 teaspoons vanilla.

Combine eggs and brown sugar with 4 tablespoons melted butter and 4 teaspoons vanilla.

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Purchase or chop 3 cups of chopped pecans.

Purchase or chop 3 cups of chopped pecans.

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Combine pecans with egg, brown sugar, butter, and vanilla mixture.

Combine pecans with egg, brown sugar, butter, and vanilla mixture.

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Assembling the tassies:

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Dip fingers in flour and press dough into tart pan. Use 1 teaspoon of dough for each mini tart.

Dip fingers in flour and press dough into tart pan. Use 1 teaspoon of dough for each mini tart.

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If a hole is accidentally made, add excess dough to repair.

If a hole is accidentally made, add excess dough to repair.

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Place 1 teaspoon of filling in each tart.

Place 1 teaspoon of filling in each tart.

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Bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees, until golden brown.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees, until golden brown.

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Serve displayed on a glass plate or other decorative element.

Serve displayed on a glass plate or other decorative element.

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This recipe yields 7 to 8 dozen tassies.

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Ingredients

1 8-ounce package cream cheese 
Cups Butter 
2⅔ Cups Flour 
4 Eggs 
3 Cups Brown sugar  
4 Tablespoons Melted butter 
4 Teaspoons Vanilla 
3 Cups Chopped pecans 
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