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Mini Tarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Corvelli Meyers
Added: Thursday, June 29, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastry:
2/3 cup soft shortening
2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg beaten with 2 Tbsp. milk

Lemon or Lime Filliing:

1 can Eagle Brand condensed milk
juice from 3 lemons or limes (no bottled juice)


Strawberry Filling:

1 pkg. (4-serv size) vanilla pudding
1 jar strawberry jam
fresh strawberries, sliced long way or frozen

Directions:
Directions:
For the Pastry: Cut in shortening and dry ingredients with fork. Mix in egg and milk mixture. Chill; form into mini tart pans. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 450.

For the lemon or lime filling; Mix juice with milk until thickened; fill shells and top with cool whip

For Strawberry filling; Melt jelly and coat strawberries. Follow pudding instructions, fill shells & top with glazed strawberries.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
not given
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was in one of the St. Ann's Cookbooks from the Ladies of St Ann's from 1973. I found this one with Mom's name on it. I do remember these tarts, they are delish. I'm not sure about the lemon filling as to how it thickens. We'll have to ask Mom after her 70th birthday.

 

 

 

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