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Pecan Tarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Sobania
Added: Monday, February 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dough:
6 oz. Philadelphia cream cheese
2 c. flour
1 c. Parkay margarine

Filling:
4 eggs, beaten
2 c. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt (Grandma said don't add)
chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the cream cheese, flour, and margarine like pie crust. Roll into a ball, divide into 4. Each 1/4 will make 12 tarts. Press dough into tart tin.
For filling: mix eggs, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt together. Fill tarts 3/4 full - top with chopped pecans. Back 30 minutes in 350 oven. Doreen uses a ketchup dispenser with the top cut down.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 tarts
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The was Grandma's favorite Christmas treat. Doreen Smoley always gave her 2 dozen every Christmas.

 

 

 

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