Best Ever PECAN TARTS

Butter Tarts are a classic Canadian sweet treat.

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While this recipe uses pecans, feel free to use other additions in place of the pecans such as raisins, walnut pieces or leave the butter tarts plain.

Pie Dough: This recipe is designed for pies that have a wet filling, such as pumpkin, coconut cream, butter tarts and other such pies.

You can make a half recipe if you just need a single crust.

The flaky crust combined with a rich center makes these little tarts a satisfying snack to serve and eat.

They look so appealing on a pretty platter and make a great finger-food dessert when you’re entertaining. They also freeze well.

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Sometimes we want to cook something easy and quick and most of all delicious.

Yesterday I didn’t know what to cook for lunch and I came up with this Pecan Tarts which turned out to be a success!

Ingredients

Pastry:
1- 3oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 stick of margarine or butter, softened
1 cup flour
Dash of salt
Blend together cream cheese, margarine, flour and salt. Shape into 24 balls; press each ball into 1 3/4″ muffin tins (press dough in bottom and sides with fingers, do not leave any holes).

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