Mini Pecan Tarts Recipe

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Mini Pecan Tarts

Samantha Dean

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@Tanta

My former mother-in-law used to make these every christmas. They were always the first plate empty too!


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
cream cheese
2 stick
oleo
2 c
plain flour
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
oleo
1 dash(es)
salt
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Blend cream cheese and 2 sticks oleo until smooth. Add flour slowly. Roll into dough ball, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour.
2
After chilling, shape dough into 1" balls. Take mini-muffin pan and place 1 ball into center of each cup. Press down and spread and shape up sides of cup.
3
In a 2-qt. bowl combine eggs, brown sugar, remainder of oleo and salt together. Add pecans and stir. Spoon mixture into each dough cup, filling it about 1/2 full. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #pecan, #pastry, #tarts