|At my family's house we always finished these first over Christmas. In fact I learned that Santa's information gathering services weren't all they're cracked up to be, given how many tarts I snitched without repercussions (either that or I'm due A LOT of prezzies).
- Cream mixture with fingers until blended:
1 cup butter
170 grams (6 oz) cream cheese
2 cups flour
- Form balls about one inch in diameter and press into miniature
- Mix together:
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup nuts (if you don't have pecans, walnuts will do)
- Place one full teaspoon in uncooked crust.
- Bake for 25 to 20 minutes at 175C (350F)