Posts Tagged With: pie

Recipe: Pecan Tassies

These are just so stinkin’ easy to make and really cute! Mini-pecan pie bites. A.K.A. Pecan Tassies. Put this on your ‘make for Christmas’ cookie list. Three words: To. Die. For.

Pecan Tassies

1 (3 oz.) package of cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup sifted flour
1 egg
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon butter, softened to room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans

Blend cream cheese and the 1/2 cup of butter. Mix in flour and chill for one hour. Shape into 24 small balls. Place one ball in each cup of miniature (1 3/4″) muffin tins. Press dough against sides and bottom of pan to form cup. Sprinkle pecans in each cup. Beat other ingredients together and spoon over pecans in cups. Top with additional pecans. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool and remove from pans.

Y’all enjoy! :)

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Recipe: No Crust Coconut Pie

Well – there are a few things in this old world I will not eat and coconut is one of them. However, my husband like coconut pie. LOVES it is more like it. So, to make it easy on myself when making a dish I don’t like, I make this pie. Quick and easy coconut pie. I’m out of the kitchen in a hurry and he’s a man with a happy tummy.

No Crust Coconut Pie

2 cups milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup biscuit mix
4 eggs
1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 teaspoon banilla
1 cup flaked coconut

Combine milk, sugar, biscuit mix, eggs, butter and vanilla in electric blender container. Blend on low speed for 3 minutes. Pour into a greased 9 inch pie pan. Let stand 5 minutes. Then, sprinkle with coconut. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Y’all Enjoy! :)

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Recipe: Mimi’s Apple Pie

Good Old-fashion Apple Pie! Nothing smells more wonderful while this baby bakes in the oven. Want to see them smile, make this pie. Want your grown kids or grand-kids to come over more often. Make this pie. No, seriously. Make this pie! :)

Mimi’s Apple Pie

6 cups sliced, tart apples (I use granny smith apples and one sweet apple. The sweet apple makes a lot of juice.)
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter

Place sliced apples in an unbaked pie shell. Mix dry ingredients and sprinkle over the apples. Dot with butter and cover with a top crust. Seal edges and cut slits in the top of crust. Brush crust with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.

Pure Yumminess! Y’all enjoy. :)

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