Easy Pecan Tassies


This recipe for pecan tassies was handed down to me by a great friend of mine.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
24 servings



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened


  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 dash salt


  1. Combine flour, butter, and cream cheese in a bowl. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

  2. Roll chilled dough into 24 balls and press into the cups of a mini muffin tin to make pastry shells.

  3. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  4. Mix brown sugar, pecans, egg, butter, vanilla extract, and salt together in a bowl. Spoon 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon filling into each pastry shell.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

106 Calories
7g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 106
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 30mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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