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PECAN TARTS Recipe

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Added: Monday, April 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastry:
1 Pkg. (3 oz.) Cream Cheese (softened)
1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine
1 Cup all-purpose Flour

Filling:
3/4 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp. Butter or Margarine (softened)
1 Egg
1 Tbsp. Karo Syrup
1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
Dash Salt
2/3 Cup Finely Chopped Pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Blend cream cheese and butter until smooth; stir in flour. Chill about 1 hour. Shape into 24 1-inch balls. Place in ungreased miniature muffin tins or small cookie tarts: press the dough against bottom and sides to form a shell. Set aside.
In a bowl; beat brown sugar, butter, egg and Karo syrup until combined. Add vanilla, salt and pecans. Spoon into pastry.
Bake at 375 for 20 minutes, or until filling is set and pastry is light golden brown. Cool and remove from pans.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yeild: 24 Tarts

 

 

 

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