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Chocolate Pecan Tassies

Recipe By Tessa Arias
November 14th, 2014

Chocolate Pecan Tassies feature a chocolate cookie shell stuffed with a gooey yet crunchy pecan filling and drizzled with more chocolate. Fun twist on this classic holiday cookie!

Chocolate Pecan Tassies - one of our favorite holiday cookies with a chocolate twist!!

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here, what I like to call wonderful glorious heavenly holiday baking season! Not only is it a time when being a food blogger with lots and lots of baking and dessert recipes means business is booming, but it also means my afternoons are spent in the kitchen with my two loves: flour and sugar. That is my favorite way to spend an afternoon! That plus binge-watching my favorite TV show and playing with my dogs. Baking is just such a fantastic stress reliever and the best part is that after all the work is done your house likely smells incredible and you have a scrumptious treat to enjoy and give to friends and family. Watching someone’s face wash over with joy once you surprise them with a treat is just the best, right?!

These little chocolate gems of holiday goodness were created for Imperial Sugar and are perfect for Thanksgiving celebrations and they make wonderful Christmas Cookies. I’m so excited to share that I will be partnering with Imperial Sugar every month to bring you a new amazing sweet recipe, which is just another excuse for me to bake up a storm in the kitchen!

Chocolate Pecan Tassies are perfect for holiday baking!

If you make these Chocolate Pecan Tassies, be sure to take a picture and tag it #handletheheat on Instagram. Happy baking!

Recipe Rundown

Taste: Like pecan pie meets a chocolate cookie, otherwise known as heaven!
Texture: Crunchy, crumbly, gooey, rich, and all-around wonderful.
Ease: Super easy! The most time consuming part is forming the chocolate dough to the mini muffin tin holes, but it’s nothing a little festive music can’t make more fun!
Appearance: These tassies are just adorable, and that chocolate drizzle on top is enough to make your mouth water.
Pros: Fun chocoholic twist on this beloved holiday cookie.
Cons: None!
Would I make this again? For sure!

The full Chocolate Pecan Tassies recipe can be found on Imperial Sugar’s website!

What’s your favorite thing to bake during this time of the year?

This post was written by me on behalf of Imperial Sugar. All text, photos, and opinions provided are my own.

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness — November 14, 2014 at 5:31 am

    This is my first Christmas season as food blogger and I am SO loving that booming business, and busy ovens, and being up to my eyeballs in flour and sugar, SO GREAT.
    But, not as great as these adorable little bites. I love all mini desserts, so I think I would like you to send me about 48980 of these please 😉 Pinned!

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    Liz — November 14, 2014 at 8:16 am

    These sound wonderful. Thanks so much for the lovely recipe.

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    Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog — November 14, 2014 at 11:09 am

    I am totally all about the holiday season, and these little pecan tassies sound like just the thing to kick the season off with 🙂

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    Laura — November 14, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Ie never heard of tassies before but I know I would love them! Is there really any better combination than a cookie and a gooey gorgeous nutty filling?!

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    Christi @ Love From The Oven — November 14, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    These look SO good, what a brilliant twist on regular pecan tassies! I can’t wait to make these, heading over for the recipe now!

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — November 14, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    These look amazing! I love the chocolate drizzle on top. So perfect for Thanksgiving or anytime this time of year.

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    Lisa @ Garnish with Lemon — November 15, 2014 at 6:04 am

    These look amazing! My husband will love these and they will be perfect for the holidays!

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    Chineka @ Savor The Baking — November 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    These look so beautiful and tasty.

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    vaishnavi — November 16, 2014 at 4:45 am

    Hi Tessa… Love Love Love your blog!!! Fab Recipes…Tried making these today but i don’t know what i did wrong ,the tassies wouldn’t come out of the pan..Is is easier when you use a shallow mini muffin pan? Do let me know as i’m dying to make these:)

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    Nutmeg Nanny — November 16, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    These little cookies are not only delicious looking they look perfect for Thanksgiving. What a great recipe!

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    Sarah @ SnixyKitchen — November 17, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    They’re perfect for Thanksgiving celebrations, as Christmas cookies, AND also, I bet they’d be perfect gift to mail another food blogger friend. Wink wink. OOoooookay, I’ll make them myself, but only because I want my kitchen to smell like yours! Yum!

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    Attie — November 17, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    The tassies look delicious and beautiful ! I wonder if they can be made without the egg. Would corn syrup or corn starch be adequate substitutes for the egg ?

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    Mimi — November 19, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    These look so delicious! I have to try them! 😀

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    Mike — October 12, 2018 at 5:43 am

    Looks like a great idea – unfortunately the recipe has disappeared.
    Could you re-post it?
    Thanks in advance.

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