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  • Serves: 48 Servings

Mayhaw-Pecan Tarts or Pie

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Category: United States

 Ingredients List

  • 3 oz Cream cheese; softened
  • 1 Stick margarine; room
  • -temperature
  • 1 c All-purpose flour; may be
  • -slightly more


1/2 c Sugar
1 c Mawhaw syrup or melted jelly
1/2 Stick margarine
3 Eggs; beaten
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
added touch
1 c Pecans; chopped

For Crust: Blend cream cheese and margarine; stir in flour and mix until
smooth. Form into ball. Use fingers to press 3/4 inch marble-sized portions
into small muffin tins. Fill with filling and bake. Yields 48 thin pastry

For Filling: Mix sugar, syrup and margarine and heat on low until sugar is
dissolved. Gradually add warm mixture to beaten eggs and vanilla.

To Prepare: For tarts, put a few chopped pecans in unbaked tart shells and
pour mixture over them until 2/3 full. Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes.
For a pie, add pecans last and pour into pastry shell. Bake as usual.

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