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PECAN TASSIES makes 6 doz mini tarts 20 min in 350 degree oven
8oz cream cheese
3 sticks marg or butter (either is delish)
mix well before adding:
3 c flour
Roll into 1 1/2" balls and press into mini tart pans.
Filling: *you will need 2 batches, make one up & fill uncooked tart shells. bake. only when you have the 2nd batch of pressed shells ready do you make up the 2nd filling batch*
1 c brown sugar
3/4 t vanilla
1 c pecans, finely chopped (I LOVE Schermer Pecans, order online SchermerPecans.com)
2 eggs, mix well with fork
1t margarine/butter, melted
PECAN DROPS makes 4 doz 15 min in 325 degree oven
(other names: Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican Wedding Cakes)
1/2 c butter
1/2 c + 2 T Crisco
1 c pecans, finely chopped
2 t vanilla
2/3 c powdered sugar
2 1/2 c flour
Roll into 1" balls. Place on greased cookie sheet. Once cooled, roll in 2 c powdered sugar.