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Pecan Tassies

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

35 minutes

Cook Time

35-40 minutes


10-12 people



  • 1/4 cup + 3 Tablespoons Butter Olive Oil
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In another large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, including the remaining 3 Tablespoons Butter Olive Oil. Stir until well-combined.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and 1/4 cup of Butter Olive Oil until creamy. Add flour, beating until well-combined. Cover and chill dough 30 minutes.
  • Shape chilled dough into 24 1-inch balls. Place each dough ball into an ungreased mini muffin cup. Using thumb, press dough down into each cup, forming a pie crust shape. Spoon pecan mixture into the crusts, filling them 3/4 full.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes or until filling is firm and crust is golden.
  • Cool slightly and remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve or cover and chill until ready to serve.
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