If you like pecan pie, then you will like Pecan Tassies. And if you are not a fan of pecan pie, I bet you might like my version of this dessert. I added persimmon pulp (or you could add pumpkin puree) and the custard filling mellows out the rich and so, so sweet flavor of traditional pecan pie. A Pecan Tassie is a favorite Southern dessert served during the holiday season and is a great addition to any party or buffet.
Pecan Pie is a traditional Southern dessert especially popular in the fall and winter when the pecan crop is picked. The pie is very rich and a bit high on the calories. But it is delicious. Once a year–I’m making the pie! I brought it to our Thanksgiving family dinner; everyone loved it. Here is a recipe from my old file box for a variation on pecan pie which contains chocolate chips.