best pecan tassie recipe

by Dr. Aric Gutkowski Published 8 months ago Updated 5 months ago

How do you make sweet and spicy pecans?

  • If you are very sensitive to spices, you might want to reduce the cayenne. ...
  • If you don't have a microwave, you can melt the butter in a saucepan on the stove. ...
  • You can use other nuts in place of the pecans. ...
  • Store the sweet and spicy pecans in an airtight container at room temperature. ...

How to make sweet and spicy pecans?

  • You toast the pecans lightly in some butter in a large skillet, this brings out the natural flavors!
  • Next you add in some brown sugar and stir constantly until it melts and starts to caramelize.
  • Toss in some cinnamon, salt, and water too. ...
  • Don’t forget the vanilla. ...

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What is the easiest pecan pie recipe?

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla until well blended.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Pour into the pie crust.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for about 50-60 minutes until the top is slightly browned or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Allow it to cool for an hour before cutting. Then enjoy!

How do you make Pecan Sandies?


  • Preheat oven to 300°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add water and vanilla; mix well. Gradually add flour; fold in pecans.
  • Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets and flatten with fingers.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until bottom edges are golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. When cool, dust with confectioners' sugar.


Can you freeze nut Tassies?

Storing and Freezing Pecan Tassies Store baked Pecan Tassies at room temperature for at least a week, covered. Pecan Tassies also freeze really well. You can prepare the dough in advance and freeze it for up to 3 months and also freeze the baked cookies for up to 3 months.

What is a Tassie?

The word “tassie” comes from the Scottish for little cup or glass, which is derived from the French, la tasse. Accordingly, these bite-size pies are baked in little cups, or mini muffin tins.

How many carbs are in a pecan Tassie?

Calories in Pecan TassiesCalories123.9Total Carbohydrate15.2 gDietary Fiber0.4 gSugars10.8 gProtein1.5 g8 more rows

Why do my pecan Tassies stick to the pan?

Why did my pecan tassies stick to the pan? If you've overfilled the pastry, even by a little bit, it will bubble up in the oven. Once the syrupy pecan filling starts to harden, it will stick to the sides of the pan like glue. So take that as a warning and fill carefully.

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Where is Tassy?

It is located 240 km (150 mi) to the south of the Australian mainland, separated from it by the Bass Strait. The state encompasses the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 1000 islands....TasmaniaPopulation (March 2021)• Total541,965• Rank6th• Rank4th47 more rows

How do you toast pecans?

Your oven is also a great tool for toasting pecans. For this method, preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the nuts evenly onto a rimmed baking sheet and bake until they begin to brown and become aromatic, making sure to toss halfway through, 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.

How do you make mini pecan pies?

Mix sugar, eggs, light corn syrup, dark corn syrup, butter, vanilla extract, and salt together in a bowl; fold in pecans. Spoon 1/4 cup pecan mixture into each pie shell. Place pies on a baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven until pies are slightly browned, 25 to 30 minutes.

Can pecan tarts be frozen?

These tarts freezer beautifully so can be prepared way ahead of time. If freezing, cool completely and slide tarts into freezer bags.

Most helpful positive review

These are my favorite cookies to make during Christmas time. I do use real butter instead of margarine though, as everyone seems to prefer it.

Most helpful critical review

These turned out to taste good but DIDN'T look good. I took these to a party friends admitted that they were hesitant to sample these due to their appearance but upon tasting them they thought they were delicious.


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There are so many things that make pecan tassies so special and also unique. You’ll notice the crust has no sugar in it, but with the sweet filling, it’s a perfect balanced mouthful.

Ingredients in Best Pecan Tassies

Obvious things like flour and sugar are definitely in there but, as I mentioned above, there are a few ingredients that make pecan tassies truly unique and should not be substituted.

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What I really love about this pecan tassies recipe is it’s simplicity. The dough is made in a few minutes in a food processor and the filling just beaten together. They really are just so incredibly easy to make!

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