Thursday, December 17, 2009
1/2 cup butter/margarine, softened
3 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1 cup flour
1.5 cups brown sugar, packed
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 T. vanilla extract
2/3 cup chopped pecans
1. Beat softened butter and cream cheese until creamy. Gradually add flour, beating well. Cover and chill 2 hours.
2. Shape dough into 1" balls. Press balls into lightly greased miniature muffin pans.
3. Combine brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and pecans. (Some variations call for a pinch of salt, and 2 T. melted butter...) Spoon 1 T of mixture into each ball.
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove from pans immediately and cool completly.
Makes 2.5 dozen.
Recipe from Grandma Kittle