The Spicy Olive’s Maple Pecan Tassies

The Spicy Olive’s Maple Pecan Tassies

1 3 oz. package of cream cheese

1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon margarine

1 cup sifted, all purpose flour

1 egg, lightly beaten

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 & 1/2 teaspoons The Spicy Olive’s Vermont Maple balsamic

dash of salt

2/3 cup chopped pecans

Blend cream cheese with 1/2  cup of the margarine until smooth. Add flour, blend well. Chill 2 hours or overnight. Shape dough into 24 1 inch balls, press into and up sides of 1 & 3/4 inch muffin cups (mini muffin tins).

Blend egg, brown sugar, vanilla, maple balsamic, 1 tablespoon margarine, salt and pecans in a small bowl. Fill muffin cups with pecan mixture. Bake in preheated 375°

oven for 20 minutes of lightly browned