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Caramel Tarts Recipe

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This recipe for Caramel Tarts, by , is from The Weeks Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carol Peacella
Added: Tuesday, May 16, 2006


Tart ingredients:
6 oz cream cheese
2 sticks oleo
2 cups flour
14 oz caramels
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup crisco
1/2 cup oleo
2/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 cup evaporated milk

Mix first three tart ingredients and press into tart pans. Bake at 450 for 10-12 minutes.
In double broiler use caramels and evaporated milk stirring until mixture is smooth. Pour into baked tart shells.
Mix all frosting ingredients on high speed till thick. Put small amount of frosting on caramel filling.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I chop up nuts super fine and sprinkle on top.




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