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Pecan Tart Cup Cookies

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Serves 24 | Prep Time 45 | Cook Time 25


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.

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I found this recipe in one of my cookie cookbooks, "The Favorite Brand Name Cookie Collection". It is one of my favorites!! They remind me of little mini pecan pies.

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