Tartlets: Pecan Tassies by CADeb

posted by CADeb 12-03-102 1:16 PM

Pampered Chef Recipes for
Basic Tart Dough

1/2 C. margarine
3 oz. cream cheese
1 C. flour

Let margarine and cream cheese soften to room temperature. Mix together. Add flour and mix to form a soft dough. Chill at least 1 hour or overnight.

Form the dough into 30 walnut-size balls. Place each ball of dough in a mini-muffin cup. Press the dough up the sides to shape tarts.

Pierce the shells with a fork and bake empty at 450F for 10 to 12 minutes. **or, use one of the following fillings and bake as directed.

Pecan Tassies

2 T. melted butter
3/4 C. brown sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 C. chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix all the ingredients until well blended. Fill each unbaked tart shell. Bake at 350F for 15 to 20 minutes. Dust tops with confectioners' sugar when cool.

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