Pecan Tassies

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Total Time
5 mins
25 mins

You can find a very good Tassie Pastry recipe at Tart Pastry.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix all filling ingredients together well.
  3. Using a teaspoon, carefully distribute filling mixture into pastry-lined muffin cups.
  4. Fill each pastry cup 3/4s of the way full.
  5. The amount needed does vary because there is no standard to the size of mini-muffin cups (mine are just about the smallest I've seen and I use about a 3/4 tsp of filling per tassie).
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Immediately, and very carefully using the tip of a pointed knife, gently knudge out each tassie out of its cup and transfer to a rack to cool.
  8. If they cool in the pan too long, they are more difficult to remove.
  9. Your first couple may break (those are the ones I eat on the spot- the rewards of making them!), but you will soon learn just the right 'move' to remove them perfectly.