Pecan Tassies

Pecan Tassies are just a smaller version of a pecan pie but bite-sized.  Make these tassies in mini muffin tins for a quick and easy dessert.  These tarts have a buttery flaky crust and a luscious pecan filling that everyone will love. 

Course Tart
Cuisine Dessert
Author Jere @One Hot Oven


Pecan Tassie Crust

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups AP, flour

Pecan Tassie Filling

  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tbls. butter, melted
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup pecans, chopped


Pecan Tassie Crust

  1. Mix the butter and cream cheese together.  Add in the flour and mix to combine.

Pecan Tassie FIlling

  1. In a bowl, add the eggs and lightly whisk.

  2. Mix in the brown sugar, melted butter, salt, and vanilla.

Making the Pecan Tassies

  1. Divide the dough into 48 balls and shape into the mini muffin tins.

  2. Sprinkle each crust with pecans

  3. Spoon in the filling to fill 2/3 full, then top with more pecans.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. When tassies are done remove from the oven and run a knife around the edges to release from the muffin cups.  Let cool then remove from the pans.