Tea Time Tassies

Ingredients:

Cheese Pastry

  • 1- 3 ounce package of cream cheese
  • 1/2 butter
  • 1 cup flour

Pecan filling

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soft butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash of salt
  • 2/3 cup coarsley chopped pecans

Directions:

  1. Set cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter at room temperature and blend.  Stir in flour.  Chill slightly for 1 hour.
  2. Shape into 2 dozen 1 inch balls.  Place in ungreased 1 3/4 inch muffin cups.  Press dough in bottom and side of cups.
  3. Beat together egg, sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt until just smooth.
  4. Divide the pecans among the pastry lined cups.  Add egg mixture and top with remaining pecans.
  5. Bake in low oven 325 degrees for 25 minutes until filling is set.
  6. Remove carefully from pans.

Source:  Alison Partridge

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