The following cookie recipe was made and shared at my 2007 Holiday Cookie Swap. You can read about it and get other cookie recipes from the event HERE.
1 cup butter
1 brick cream cheese
2 cups flour
1/2 stick butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups pecan halves, chopped
For dough – Beat butter and cream cheese. Add flour and mix until a soft dough forms.
For filling – Melt butter/margarine and stir in brown sugar, vanilla, and egg. Add chopped pecans.
Preheat oven to 350.
Prepare a mini muffin pan with small balls of dough (melon baller size) in each well.
Using a tart shaper or your fingers, press the ball of dough up the sides of each well to form a mini tart.
Fill each tart with filling.
Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.