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Coffee Pecan Tarts

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  Refrigerated pie crust 15 Ounce, softened (1 Piece From 15 Ounce Box)
  Coarse white sugar/Sugar 1 Ounce (Sparkling Variety)
  Egg 1
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coffee flavored liqueur/Cold strong coffee 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pecan halves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipped topping/Whipped cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (If Desired)

1) Preheat oven to 375ºF.

2) On a flat surface flour lightly and put the pie crust.
3) Using a 4 1/2-inch round cookie cutter or top of 4 1/2-inch diameter bowl as pattern, cut 4 rounds from pie crust.
4) Fit rounds at the base and separate up sides of foil tart pans.
5) Using fork, prick bottoms and sides.
6) Put the pans on ungreased cookie sheet.
7) Make into small star shapes from remaining pie crust.
8) Put on same cookie sheet with tart pans.
9) Prick the stars with fork.
10) Sprinkle sugar lightly on top.
11) Bake tart shells and stars for 6 to 8 minutes.
12) In a medium bowl, beat egg with wire whisk.
13) In the bowl beat in 1/4 cup sugar, the corn syrup, liqueur, salt and vanilla.
14) Take off the partially baked tart shells and baked stars from oven.
15) Take out stars from cookie sheet.
16) Arrange pecans in shells evenly.
17) Pour egg mixture evenly over pecans.
18) Bake for 16 to 20 minutes until center is set.
19) Let stand to cool for 30 minutes.
20) Take out tarts from pans.

21) Top with whipped cream and garnish with baked pie crust stars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Party
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3409 Calories from Fat 1589

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 179 g275.8%

Saturated Fat 58 g289.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 2254.3 mg93.9%

Total Carbohydrates 424 g141.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.8%

Sugars 125.3 g

Protein 27 g53.6%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 41.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Coffee Pecan Tarts Recipe