Butter Pecan Tartlets
Recipe and photo adapted from Land O'Lakes.
1/2 cbutter, softened
1 tspalmond extract or vanilla
1 cpowdered sugar
1/3 cdark corn syrup
1 cchopped pecans
36pecan halves (optional)
How to Make Butter Pecan Tartlets
- 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.
- 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.