Miniature Pecan Pies

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by JenSmith

These tiny pecan pies are made using a food processor. They are really cute to serve for a party or on a platter of holiday goodies. Source: Southern Living, January 1986. Chill time not reflected.

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  1. For the Pastry Shells: Position knife blace in food processor bowl; add cream cheese and butter. top with cover, and pulse 3-4 times or until combined. add flour; process until dough forms a ball, leaving sides of bowl. Chill dough 2 hours.
  2. Shape the dough into 24 balls; place each ball into greased 1 3/4-inch muffin tins, and shape into a shell. Set aside until ready to fill.
  3. For the Pecan Filling: Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add pecans. Top with cover, and pulse 4 times or until pecans are evenly chopped. Remove pecans; set aside.
  4. Position knife blade in processor bowl; add egg, sugar, butter, vanill, and salt. Top with cover, and process until smooth.
  5. Fill each pastry shell 3/4 full iwth mixture. Sprinkle on pecans.
  6. Bake at 325 F for 25--30 minutes. Remove immediately, and cool on rack.

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