Pecan Tarts

Pecan Tarts

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"If you like pecan pies...you'll love these during the holidays. They melt right into your mouth."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix 1/2 cup margarine (NOT butter) and 1/2 cup sugar. Stir in egg yolks, almond extract, and sifted flour.
  3. Spray tiny muffin cups with non-stick spray. Press mixture evenly into tiny muffin cups. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. To make Filling: Bring to a boil 1/2 cup margarine, corn syrup, and confectioner's sugar. Stir in chopped pecans.
  5. Spoon into shells no more than 1/2 way. Top with pecan halves. Bake in a 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) oven for 5 minutes.
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Overall, this is a keeper of a recipe. However, I had to make some adjustments as I went along. First, make sure that the eggs that you use are large, or extra-large, otherwise you will have t...

Wonderful - big hit!! Don't forget to have some halved pecans on hand for the tops - the list of ingredients leaves this out. I add a pinch of salt, and decrease the almond extract to 1/2 tsp -...

I thought these were quite alot of work for the outcome. I liked the tarts, but you really have to stay on top of these. I only cooked the shells for 5 minutes (dot of brown in center), or...