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PECAN TARTS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rene Fite
Added: Monday, February 7, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar
2 egg yolks
1 t. almond extract
2 c. sifted flour
1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. dark corn syrup
1 c. powdered sugar
1 c. finely chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix 1/2 c. butter and sugar. Add and mix on slow speed yolks, almond extract and sifted flour until mixture becomes pebble-like. Press evenly into tiny tart shells (candy cups) and bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Bring to boil 1/2 c. butter, corn syrup and powdered sugar. Stir in pecans and spoon into the baked shells. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Makes 4 dozen

 

 

 

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