It’s the Saturday before Christmas. A perfect day to bake Christmas Cookies. Today I’m making another old family favorite Christmas Cookie: Pecan Tassies.
After mixing up a batch of the cream cheese dough, take a small amount of dough (about the size of a walnut) and press the dough into tassie pans.
For the filling, combine 1 egg, 3/4C brown sugar, 1t vanilla and 1 T butter. Mix well.
Spoon the filling mixture into each unbaked tassie shell, add a sprinkle (about 1/2 teaspoon of chopped pecans, then top with more of the filling mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes. Let cool in the pans before removing. I decided to try putting a pecan half on top of one of the tassies to see how that would turn out. I’ll be doing that from now on!
If you or your family are pecan pie fans, then you will love these!
I like the size: built-in portion control!
This recipe originally appeared here.
Carla Patterson says
Oh wow – I have never tried anything like this. Thanks a lot sharing this beautiful and probably also extremely tasty thing with us <3 Seems like it will be a perfect meal for a family dinner next Sunday, hopefully I will prepare it correctly 😛
Child Care Center Stafford says
Thanks so much for the great instructions! Great recipe! I wasn’t having good luck with rolling and cutting the dough so I rolled out little balls and pressed them into the pan. It worked great. (not as pretty though) I had left the dough in the fridge overnight and it got too hard to manage so next batch I’ll try just an hour or 2. Also added extra pecans. It’s almost impossible to stop eating these at just one so after 4 I regained control. lol
Thanks again for sharing your mother’s recipes.
Mm mm good.
Arm Blaster says
I’ve actually tried this recipe and they came out delicious.
S. A. Priya says
Oh wow – I have never tried anything like this. Thanks a lot sharing this beautiful and probably also extremely tasty thing with us <3 Seems like it will be a perfect meal for a family dinner next Sunday, hopefully I will prepare it correctly
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