Pecan Tarts

Ingredients Tart Shell:
1/2c butter, softened
3 oz cream cheese, softened
1 C all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp Watkins Vanilla Nut (ref ID# 358211)

Ingredients Filling:
2tbsp butter, melted
3/4 C brown sugar
1 egg beaten
1 tsp Watkins Vanilla Nut (ref ID# 358211)
1/2 tsp Watkins ground Cinnamon
1 C pecans, chopped

Tart Shells: beat butter and ceam cheese together until smooth. Add flour and salt, and blend. Form into a ball. Chill for 1 hour or more.

Preheat oven to 350 deg. shape douogh into 1 inch balls. Using a mini muffin tin, place balls into each cup and press to outer edges.

Filling: combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl, adding pecans last. Add filling to formed tart shells. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until light brown. Allow to cool before removing.

Variation: Add approx. 3 chocolate chips to each formed tart before adding the filling! Mmmm!

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