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Pecan Tarts Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Tarts, by , is from Cookin' With June Bug, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Vilcone
Added: Monday, April 11, 2005


8 oz. cream cheese
1-1/2 C. softened butter
3 C. flour

Mix cream cheese and butter, add flour and stir until dough is formed. Roll dough into small balls and place in greased tart pans -- press dough in tart pan to form crust.

4 eggs, beaten
3 C. brown sugar
4 T. melted butter
dash salt
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 lb. chopped pecans
Beat eggs and brown sugar with wire whisk; add
melted butter, dash of salt and vanilla extract. Stir in pecans.

Fill tarts 3/4 full (they puff up) and bake at 350 for 20 to 30 mins.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These is the recipe June Bug made famous at Christmas. These freeze very well.




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