Chicken Pecan Tarts

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

These tarts are an elegant yet easy dish that you can prepare for special occasions or everyday entertaining


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Serves:

10

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter, or margarine
1 c
finely chopped pecans
1 c
finely chopped cooked chicken
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/4 c
miracle whip salad dressing
1 Tbsp
grey poupon dijon mustard
1 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 pkg
(7 1/2 ounces) regular refrigerated biscuits

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, melt butter, add pecans and saute until lightly browned.
2
In a bowl, combine chicken, celery, dressing, mustard, cream cheese, salt and nutmeg.
Add pecans, mix well.
3
Separate biscuits, roll each into a 4 inch circle.
Press into foil baking cups, letting dough cover bottom and sides.
4
Place baking cups in muffins pans.
Spoon chicken mixture into baking cups.

Bake at 425 F for 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
5
Optional:
Garnish with leaves / sprigs of fresh herbs.

For a variation: Use prepared tart shells. Make the chicken pecan filling as directed above. Then place warm filling in the tart shells and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American