Blanche’s Pecan Pastries

“A dear lady at church would bring these in for coffee hour. She was kind enough to share the recipe.” – Calla Ferre

Blanche’s Pecan Pastries

Course: Pastries


  • 1 3- Oz Package Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Flour Sifted
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter Softened
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • Dash Salt
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Cup Pecans Or Walnuts Broken


  • Let cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter soften at room temperature. Blend. Add flour. Takes a lot of mixing, and do not add any liquid. Chill slightly 45 minutes to 1 hour. Shape into 3 dozen 1-inch balls. Spread in tiny muffin tins (1 3/4 inch).
  • Beat egg, 1 tablespoon butter, sugar, salt and vanilla until smooth. Fill pastry shells. Nuts can be added to this mixture or placed in the bottom of each pastry. Bake for 25 minutes in 325 degree oven.

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