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South American Appetizer Tartlets

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South American Appetizer Tartlets has a mouth filling taste. The eggs and parmesan cheese gives the South American Appetizer Tartlets a velvety taste. Must catch it.
Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 3 , fork beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic salt grains To Taste
  Cayenne pepper grains To Taste
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated onion 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Finely chopped, deveined, and peeled shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pitted ripe olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , fork beaten
Directions

Combine 1 3/4 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a bowl.
Cut in the 2/3 cup butter with pastry blender or two knives.
Add 3 egg yolks and mix lightly with a fork until blended.
Shape into a ball and cut into 36 approximately equal portions.
Refrigerate 18 portions.
With remaining dough, line eighteen 1 3/4 inch muffin-pan wells, pressing one portion of dough into each well to form a tart shell.
Set aside.
Heat the 1 tablespoon butter over direct heat in top of a double boiler.
Stir in a mixture of 1 tablespoon flour, salt, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper; heat until bubbly.
Add the milk, stirring until mixture comes to boiling; cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Set over boiling water.
Immediately stir about 3 tablespoons of the hot mixture into the 2 egg yolks and return to hot mixture.
Cook over boiling water 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and stir in the cheese, onion, shrimp, and olives.
Fill tart shells with the mixture.
Roll remaining pastry portions on a lightly floured surface.
Place each over a filled tart shell and press edges together to seal.
Brush tops with the remaining egg yolk.
Bake at 350°F 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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