Pecan Tarts

Pecan Tarts Recipe

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Melanie Young

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@MelsKitchen

This recipe is one of my favorites. You can make just the dough and use any filling if you don't want to use the pecan filling. Or you make a pie rather than tarts.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese (3oz)
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    dark karo syrup
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces

How to Make Pecan Tarts

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl with electic mixer at medium speed, beat softened butter and cream cheese until fluffy, stir in flour until dough forms. Cover dough and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375. Divide dough into fourths on floured surface. Shape each 4th into a smooth ball. Divide into 12 smaller balls.
  3. In mini-muffin pan cup, place one ball of dough. Press on bottom and up sides of each cup. Repeat with remaining dough. Fill pastry lined muffin cups with pecan mixture (directions below). Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool tarts in pan. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
  4. Southern Pecan Pie Filling:

    Mix well in a mixing bowl, the melted butter, beaten eggs, karo syrup, sugar, vanilla and pecan pieces.

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About Pecan Tarts

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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