Pecan Goody Cups

 Pecan Goody Cups


These miniature tarts feature whole pecans, a caramel-like filling, and a butter and cream cheese crust that melts right in your mouth. —Janice Hose, Hagerstown, Maryland

48 Servings
Prep: 35 min. + chilling
Bake: 20 min./batch


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 48 pecan halves


  • In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.  Gradually add flour, beating until mixture forms a ball. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • For filling, in a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, eggs and butter.
  • Roll dough into 1-in. balls. Press onto the bottoms and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
  • Spoon filling into cups; top each with a pecan half.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2-3 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cookie equals 97 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium,
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