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Pecan Mini Tarts Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Mini Tarts, by , is from New Hope Fellowship Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Blouin
Added: Monday, May 7, 2007


Dough: 1/2 c. margarine..
1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese..
1 c. flour..

Filling: 2 tbsp. melted butter..
3/4 c. brown sugar..
1 egg..
1-1/2 c. chopped pecans..
1 tsp. vanilla..

Topping: powered sugar..for a light dusting.

For dough: Let margarine and cream cheese come to room temperature. Mix together. Add flour and mix to form ball. Chill at least 1 hour or overnight.....Form the dough into 30 walnut-sized balls and place each in a mini muffin cup. Press the dough against the bottom and sides of each cup to form an empty shell.......

For filling: Mix all filling ingredients until well blended. Fill each unbaked tart shell. .....

Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.....

Dust tops with powered sugar when cool.




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