PECAN TART CUP COOKIES
- Cooking Time: 25
- Servings: 24
- Preparation Time: 45
- 1 cup flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup softened margarine
- 3 ounces softened cream cheese
- 2 teaspoon sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup light or dark corn syrup
- 1 tablespoon melted margarine
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans
- confectioner's sugar to dust stops
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
In large bowl, mix softened margarine, cream cheese and 2 teaspoon sugar until combined.
Stir in flour mixture until well blended into large ball.
Take about 1/2 to 1 tablespoon of dough and press into bottom and sides of a mini muffin tin.
Set aside in refrigerator and work on filling.
In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly.
Stir in 1/2 cup sugar, corn syrup, melted margarine, and vanilla until well blended.
Take muffin tin out of refrigerator and spoon 1 heaping teaspoon of pecans into each pastry-lined cup.
Top with 1 tablespoon of sugar/corn syrup mixture.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees (until lightly browned and toothpick comes out clean).
Cool 5 minutes and remove from tin.
Before serving, sprinkle confectioner's sugar on tops.