Caramel Pecan Tarts

Caramel Pecan Tarts

Do you like pecan pie? Try these minis that are a nutty caramel cousin to the big pie.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

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
  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.
Makes 2 dozen tarts
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Place the filling in a resealable plastic bag. Snip the corner and squeeze filling evenly into cups.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Tart)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.