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Robin’s Pecan Tassies

Tart Shells Ingredients:
½ cup butter or margarine, softened
1 package (3oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup all-purpose flour

Filling ingredients:
2 Tbs. butter or margarine, melted
¾ cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 ½ cups chopped pecans

For tart shells, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add flour and mix until a soft dough forms. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls of dough into cups of ungreased mini-muffin pan. Dip tart shaper in flour, press into dough to form tart shell.

For filling, combing all ingredients; mix well.

Fill tart shells evenly with filling mixture. Bake 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.