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Caramel Pecan Tarts

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24
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Do you like pecan pie? Try these minis that are a nutty caramel cousin to the big pie.

Ingredients

Tarts

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg, slightly beaten

Caramel Topping

12
vanilla caramels, unwrapped
1
tablespoon milk

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In medium bowl, mix flour, 1/2 cup butter and the powdered sugar. Divide dough into 24 equal pieces. Press each piece in bottom and up side of small muffin cup, 1 3/4x1 inch, ungreased or lined with foil or paper baking cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix remaining Tart ingredients. Spoon slightly less than 1 tablespoon mixture into each cup.
  • 3 Bake about 20 minutes or until filling is set and crust is light brown. Cool slightly; loosen from cups with tip of knife. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat caramels and milk over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Spoon topping onto cooled tarts.

Expert Tips

Place the filling in a resealable plastic bag. Snip the corner and squeeze filling evenly into cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tart
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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