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Linda's Mini Pecan Pie Tarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Atkinson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (3oz) packages cream cheese softened
2/3 C butter softened
2 C flour
pinch of salt
1 C chopped pecans
3 large eggs beaten
1 C firmly packed dark brown sugar
3/4 C light corn syrup
2 T butter melted
1 t vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter at medium speed. Beat in flour and salt until combined and divide the dough in half. Flatten each half into a circle about 1 inch thick, wrap in plastic wrap and let chill for one hour.
Shape dough into 2 inch balls and flatten them. Place each into a 3 inch muffin cups forming each into a shell and letting it form a lip above the cups. Sprinkle pecans evenly in pastry cups.
Whisk together eggs, brown sugar, corn syrup butter and vanilla extract and salt until blended. Pour mixture evenly over pecans until the pastries are full. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until set.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour to prep 30 minutes to bake

 

 

 

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