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Pecan Tarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Stewart
Added: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened, divided
1 cup sifted flour
1 egg
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
dash salt
2/3 cup chopped pecans,divided

Directions:
Directions:
In small bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter and flour. Mix thoroughly and chill, covered, for one hour. Divide dough into 24 small balls and press onto sides and bottoms of 2 ungreased miniature muffin-tart pans; set aside. In small bowl, combine egg, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, and remaining tablespoon butter. Beat until smooth. Sprinkle 1/3 cup of the pecans equally among the 24 tarts. Divide egg mixture equally among tarts, pouring on top of the pecans. Sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup pecans on top of egg mixture. Bake at 325 20-25 minutes, until pastry is golden brown. Makes 24 miniature tarts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I think this is Patty's recipe.

 

 

 

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