Caramel-Pecan Tassies

If you don't know what a tassie is, try these delightful little mouthfuls, and you won't soon forget! Each is baked with a sweet center of brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and chopped pecans for a uniquely nutty cookie taste.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
egg
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
3/4
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark pan). Grease 36 mini muffin cups with shortening; sprinkle lightly with flour. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 2 tablespoons flour until well blended.
  • 2 Divide dough into 36 pieces. Shape each piece into ball; place in muffin cup. With thumb, make indentation in center of each.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat egg. Stir in brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and vanilla until well blended.
  • 4 Remove pan from oven. With back of measuring teaspoon, make indentation again in each partially baked cookie. Spoon about 1 teaspoon pecans into each cookie; top each with about 1 teaspoon brown sugar mixture.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake 8 to 12 minutes longer or until edges are golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of each cookie to loosen; cool 1 to 2 minutes longer. Remove cookies from muffin cups; place on cooling racks to cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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