Pecan Tassies


Pecan Tassies

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Pecan tassies in a muffin pan

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    Chef's Tip: Add caramel and whipped cream!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    1 (3 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
    ½ c. Hy-Vee margarine, softened
    1 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ¾ c. packed Hy-Vee brown sugar
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    ⅔ c. Hy-Vee pecan pieces, plus additional as needed
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee butter, softened
    1 Hy-Vee large egg


    1. Combine cream cheese, margarine and flour. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
    2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Press into mini muffin tins.
    4. To make filling, combine brown sugar, vanilla, 2/3 cup pecans, butter and egg. Spoon 1 teaspoon into each mini muffin cup. Sprinkle with additional pecan pieces.
    5. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool briefly in muffin tins before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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    Hy-Vee weekly ad from the week of December 2, 2015.