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When I was making Pecan tassies, I read the recipe wrong and put a stick of butter in for the filling instead of 2 tablespoons. There are two eggs, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, vanilla extract. Will it turn out with that much butter?

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I'm assuming your stick of butter is 8 tablespoons, right? So you used four times as much butter as the recipe calls for, which is probably enough to make it into a buttery mess.

I think your two best options are: 1) increase all other ingredients by the same amount and make a lot of tassies, or 2) start over.

  • That is what I thought!😀 Thanks so much!!! – Karen Dec 7 '15 at 22:38
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    Agreed and it's probably cheaper to start over. 2x ingredients vs 4x ingredients. Pecans are expensive. – Escoce Dec 8 '15 at 0:51
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    If you start over, the ingredients might make something else - a filling for baked rolls or with flour the base of some baked goods. – Megha May 11 '18 at 4:27

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