pecan tartlets

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serves 4 dozen
method Bake

Ingredients For pecan tartlets

  • 3 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2
    whole eggs, well beaten
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1 or 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
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How To Make pecan tartlets

  • 1
    To make shells, beat cheese and butter together until creamy. Cut in flour as for pastry. Form mixture into 48 1-inch balls, making them all the same size. Place 1 ball into each section of miniature muffin tins. Press the balls of dough evenly with your fingers to complete cover the bottom and sides of each cup in the tin.
  • 2
    Combine all filling ingredients together thoroughly. Spoon filling into shells leaving a little head room to allow for expansion as they bake. Bake at 350F for about 25 minutes. Cool in pans for 5 minutes. Remove carefully; a sharp knife is beneficial here.

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