Mrs. Spugnardi's Pecan Tarts

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

My mother-in-law made these wonderful tarts that are unique because of the brown sugar. We love to eat a tart a day for several days since they freeze very well!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix sugars and flour.
  3. Beat in eggs throughly.
  4. Add milk and vanilla.
  5. Add melted slightly cooled butter.
  6. Add pecans.
  7. Pour in to pastry tart shells.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  9. Cool on rack for at least 10 minutes to set the filling.
Most Helpful

I have been the lucky recipient of these pecan tarts and they are out of this world!!!! They are the kind of dessert that you want to hide so your DH won't be into them. It is very easy to eat more than one and I have never been able to put any in the freezer at my house. Hats off to Mrs. Spugnardi's wonderful recipe and to her daughter-in-law for carrying on this family recipe.

Chef likestocook November 20, 2009