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happy valentines mini pecan tarts

To welcome this Valentine’s Day, lets have some mini tart fill with chopped pecans and love!

My friend Annette has gave me some pecan tarts few months ago, after i had it, i know this is a must keep recipe!!

(makes 48 mini tarts)

For the crust:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Mix flour, cream cheese and butter together.  Make 48 mini balls into a mini muffin pan.  Use thumb to press into the middle for a tart shape.

For the filling:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Mix eggs, sugar, melted butter, salt, vanilla and pecans together.  Fill the tart shells. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 min.

Notes: do not overfill or they will erupt over the top of the tins.

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