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Butter Pecan Tartlets Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Rose Sumrall
Added: Sunday, May 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
TART SHELLS:
1/2 c. butter, softened
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. almond extract
1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour

FILLING:
1 c. powdered sugar
1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. dark corn syrup

1 c. pecans, chopped
36 pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:

Preheat oven to 400. Combine all tart shell ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is crumbly.

Press 1 tablespoon mixture into cups of mini muffin pans to form 36 (1 3/4 inch to 2 inch) shells.

Bake for 7-10 minutes, until very lightly browned. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 350.

Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan combine all filling ingredients except chopped pecans and pecan halves. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (4-5 minutes).

Remove from heat; stir in chopped pecans. Spoon into baked shells. Top each with a pecan half. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool. Remove from pans.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen

 

 

 

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