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Pecan Tart Recipe

Classic pecan cookies with the amazing flavors from a pecan pie in an individual treat. Call them tassies or tarts, either way enjoy these pecan cookie treats.
Course Christmas, Cookie, Thanksgiving
Cuisine American
Keyword #FallFlavors, Christmas Cookies, fall cooking, winter cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
refrigeration time 1 hour
Servings 24 tassies
Calories 75kcal
Author Eileen Kelly

Ingredients

Pecan Tart Shell

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup all purpose flour

Pecan Tart Filling

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans

Instructions

Pecan Tart

  • In a small bowl, combine butter and cream cheese.
  • Mix to combine ingredients.
  • Mix in flour.
  • Form into a bowl. Place in fridge for about 1 hour.

Pecan Pie Filling

  • In a small bowl, use hand mixer to combine egg, brown sugar, melted butter, vanilla extract, and chopped pecans.

How to make Pecan Tart

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In 1 3/4 inch muffin tins, press the tart filling into each tin.
  • Fill each tart with pecan filling.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Let cool. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

  • Use soften cheese and butter.
  • Let dough rest in fridge before forming into tart shells.
  • Spray the muffin tin with non stick baking spray to prevent the dough from sticking to the muffin tin. 
  • Be sure to measure the flour before adding to the dough to ensure proper measurements for the dough.
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1tarrt | Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg