Pecan Tarts

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CarrolJ

My sister, Sharon brought a batch of these to my home and in about 2 days the four of us had finished them. Yes they are that good! These have a rich shortbread cookie style crust. The filling is similar in flavor to a traditional pecan pie but not quite as sweet or sticky in texture. They should be baked in 24 regular sized muffin tins. This recipe is a money saver over some other tart recipes since it uses pecan pieces. The smaller pieces of nuts are more attractive on the small little tarts and they give a pecan taste with every bite.

Top Review by mapaklenk

I am only rating the crust for these little tarts. This made about 45 little tarts for me. I used my muffin tins after spraying with Pam. I tripled my regular pecan pie filling for the 45 tarts, which was perfect. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CRUST:.
  2. Blend softened butter, granulated sugar & cream cheese.
  3. Add flour and cream together.
  4. Press a small amount of crust mixture onto the sides and bottom of each 'oil sprayed' muffin cup.
  5. FILLING:.
  6. Mix brown sugar, beaten eggs, and melted butter together.
  7. Add the pecan pieces.
  8. Pour about 1 TSP of filling mixure into each crusted muffin cup.
  9. Bake 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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