Butter Pecan Tartlets

Anita Hoffman

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@scent4U

Bite-sized butter pecan cookies are so delicious and special.
Recipe and photo adapted from Land O'Lakes.


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Serves:

36 tartlets

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1-3/4 c
flour
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
almond extract or vanilla

FILLING

1 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter
1/3 c
dark corn syrup
1 c
chopped pecans

GARNISH

36
pecan halves (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
TART SHELLS: Combine flour, softened butter, sugar, egg and almond extract in bowl.
Beat at medium speed, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. (2 to 3 minutes). Press 1 tablespoon mixture into each ungreased cup of mini muffin pans to form 36 shells.
Bake at 400 degrees for 7 to 10 minutes or until very lightly browned.
Remove from oven.
2
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees. Combine all filling ingredients except chopped pecans in 2 quart saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil.
Remove from heat; stir in chopped pecans.
Spoon filling into baked shells. Can top with pecan half, if desired.
Bake 5 minutes.
Cool 20 minutes in pans; remove to cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American