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Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This looks delicious. I intend to make these. Preparation time does not include the 1 hour in refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For pastry blend cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  2. Stir in flour.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
  4. Roll into twenty four, 1-inch balls.
  5. Place in ungreased miniature muffin tins or small cookie tarts.
  6. Press the dough against bottom and sides to form shell. Set aside.
  7. In a bowl, beat brown sugar, butter and egg until combined.
  8. Add vanilla, salt and half of the pecans.
  9. Spoon into the pastry.
  10. Top with remaining pecans.
  11. Bake at 375°F for 20 minutes or until filling is set and pastry is light golden brown.
  12. Cool and remove from pans.
  13. Top each with a maraschino half, if desired.