Small pecan pies...very flaky. Made in small muffin tins...like a cookie.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 24 pecan halves
To Make Crust: Blend softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter and flour. Chill 1 hour.
Shape into 24 balls. Press balls into cavity of mini muffin tins, making small cups.
To Make Filling: Beat together egg, brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter. Add vanilla and salt and beat till smooth. In each little crust bottom, sprinkle chopped pecans, add egg mixture to right before top and top with a whole pecan.
Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 25 minutes or till filling is set. Cool before removing from tins.