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Brown Sugar Pecan Tassies
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Pecan Tassies are such a classic treat! Loaded with crunchy nuts and warm brown sugar, encased in tender pastry. Just like pecan pie, in cookie form!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pecan tassie recipe, pecan tassies
Servings: 24 small or 12 jumbo pecan tassies
Calories: 117 kcal
For the pastry
For the filling
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup Domino® Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons Bourbon (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped pecans
  • 24 pecan halves for garnish
To make the pastry:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth.
  3. Add the flour and salt, and mix until smooth.
  4. Divide the dough into 24 equal portions (or 12 if making jumbo pecan tassies), and place in the wells of an ungreased mini-muffin pan (or cupcake pan for jumbo pecan tassies).
  5. Press the pastry into the bottoms and up the sides of each of the wells.
  6. Spoon in the filling.
To make the filling:
  1. Beat the egg in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Add the Domino® Light Brown Sugar, melted butter, bourbon (if using), vanilla, and salt, and whisk to combine.
  3. Fold in the chopped pecans, and spoon the mixture into the prepared pastry shells.
  4. Top each pecan tassie with a pecan half.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes (for small tassies), or 30 minutes (for jumbo tassies).

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Nutrition Facts
Brown Sugar Pecan Tassies
Amount Per Serving (1 tassie)
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.