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Pecan Tassies

A mini and simplified recipe of a traditional pecan pie. Delicious Pecan Tassies with 3 ingredients for the dough and 3 for the filling.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword mini pecan pies, pecan pie, Pecan Tassies
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 35 pecan tassies
Calories 185kcal
Author Dina from SimplyHomeCooked.com



Pecan filling


Make the pecan pie filling

  • In a large bowl, combine the chopped pecans, brown sugar, and eggs. Then set them aside.

Combine the dough ingredients

  • In a separate bowl cut the cold butter into the flour until the butter becomes pea-sized. I like to use a pastry cutter for this but you can do it in a food processor as well.
  • Then combine the cream cheese with the butter and flour. At this point, I just used my hands because the dough begins to form into one piece.
  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon-sized piece of the dough and form them into balls. Then place them into a greased mini muffin tin.

Fill your muffin tin with the dough and pie filling

  • Using your fingers flatten out each ball so it takes up the shape of the hollow tin. Then fill each pocket with 1 tablespoon of the pecan filling.
  • Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 20-25 minutes. After the pecan pies cool, you can leave them as the are or drizzle a little bit of melted semisweet chocolate on top.


If you don't have a pastry cutter, a food processor will work too.
These can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week. 


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 61mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.6mg