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Pecan Tartlets With Cream Cheese Pastry

Ingredients & Directions

Filling pn Salt
1 Egg — well beaten Pastry
1/4 c Light Brown Sugar 1/2 c Butter
3/4 c Pecan Meats — chopped 3 oz Cream Cheese — softened
1 ts Vanilla Extract 1 c Flour — sifted

Preheat oven to 325 F. For the pastry: Cream butter and cream cheese
together. Mix in flour and refrigerate for easy handling. For the
filling: Mix all ingredients together, blending well. Then shape
chilled pastry dough into 1-inch balls. Place in tartlet tins (see
note) 2 1/2 inches in diameter, press over bottoms and sides. Spoon
filling into shells. Bake for 25 mins or until risen in center.

Note: Miniature muffin tins may be used if you cannot find tartlet
tins. Some stores sell disposable tin-foil or aluminum foil ones that
will do in a pinch.

Yield: about 18 tartlets

18 servings

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