Miniature Pecan Tarts

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Nov. 16, 2011

Ingredients

Pastry mix 375 Gram (1 packet)
Eggs 2
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Dark corn syrup 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Pecan halves 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (Small)
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat the oven to 350F.

MAKING

2) Prepare the pastry mix dough using the packet directions.

3) Roll the pastry thin. Slice out 3 dozen circles of 2 1/2".

4) Fit the pastry circles into the tiny muffin cups.

5) Using a rotary blade, blend the eggs, sugar, salt, butter and corn syrup.

6) Add in the pecans and vanilla extract.

7) Transfer the batter into unbaked tart shells. Leave 1/4 " space from the rim of the shell and the batter.

8) Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes till the filling has set and pastry turns a light brown.

SERVING

9) Serve the Miniature Pecan Tarts garnished with whipped cream.

TIP

You can replace tiny muffin cups with tins made of aluminium foil. Take a foil and mark 3 dozen circles with a 3" round cutter. Cut the circles out and shape over the base of a 1 1/2 round can.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301Calories from Fat 91

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 271 mg11.29%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet