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Pecan Tarts Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Tarts, by , is from Love, Kisses and Hugs, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Saturday, January 7, 2006


Sugar Mixture:
1 C. firmly packed Brown Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 tbsp. melted Butter

1 C. Flour
1/4 lb. Margarine
Small package Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Nut Mixture
1 C. Ground Pecans
2 tbsp. Sugar
1/2 C. Butter

Divide dough in 2 balls. Put in refrigerator 1 hour. Make 12 smaller balls out of each big ball. Press into pan and shape. Put one tsp of sugar mixture and 1 tsp nuts into each tart. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes then at 250 for about 10 more minutes.




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