Pecan Tassies (Tarts)

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What’s better than a whole pecan pie? Bite-sized pecan pies of course! And you won’t be able to stop at one of these delicious bite-sized Pecan Tassies!

Pecan Tassies (Tarts)

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Recipe by Angela and Mark Course: DessertsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Makes

24

tassies
Prep time

1

hour 
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

30

minutes

What’s better than a whole pecan pie? Bite-sized pecan pies of course! And you won’t be able to stop at one of these delicious bite-sized Pecan Tassies!

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust
  • 1.5 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter

  • 4.5 oz cream cheese

  • 1.5 cups flour

  • Filling
  • ¾ cup corn syrup or honey

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 tbsp melted butter

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • pinch of salt

  • 1¼ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • MAKE THE DOUGH
  • Combine butter and cream cheese and blend well until combined and fluffy.
  • Add flour and mix by hand until you can form into a ball
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Make the filling while you wait for the dough to chill.
  • FILLING
  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Combine corn syrup, sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla and salt in a mixing bowl. Beat until smooth.
  • Add chopped pecans, and stir to combine. Reserve some pecans to place in the bottom of each tassie.
  • ASSEMBLE
  • Roll out dough on floured surface until very thin. Use a biscuit cutter to make rounds and place each round into tart or mini muffin pan slots (approx 1-2″ diameter holes). Fit the dough to each hole and pinch the excess dough around the edges.
  • Place a few pieces of chopped pecans in the bottom of each tassie.
  • Pour filling into each slot.
  • Bake for 25-30 min.
  • Remove immediately and place on a cooling rack for about 10 min. Serve at room temp.

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