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Aunt Jackies Pecan Tarts

Aunt Jackies Pecan Tarts Recipe

Makes about 24


3 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon butter, softened

1 cup sifted flour

1 egg

3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1 teaspoon vanilla

dash salt

2/3 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 325F.
Combine cheese, 1/2 cup butter & flour. Mix thoroughly
and chill,
covered, 1 hour.
Divide into 24 small balls and press into sides and bottom
of 2 ungreased
minature muffin pans.
Combine egg, brown sugar, vanilla, salt & remaining
1 tablespoon
butter; beat until smooth. Sprinkle 1/3 cup pecans equally into 24 tart shells.

Divide egg
mixture equally among 24 tarts, pouring on top of pecans. Sprinkle remaining
1/3 cup
pecans on top of tarts.
Bake 20-25 minutes until pastry is golden brown.
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