Bourbon Pecan Tarts

My husbands favorite pie is pecan pie. I didn’t want to make a full pecan pie but a smaller bite size version for our dinner party last night. I came up with my own recipe and I think it turned out pretty good!

Bourbon Pecan Tarts

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Filling Ingredients –

  • 3 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup of light corn syrup
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of bourbon
  • 1 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of finely chopped pecans

Directions – 

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Beat eggs with fork in a bowl, stir in corn syrup, sugars, bourbon, butter and vanilla
  • Set aside to prepare shells
  • You will need a jumbo cup sized muffin pan or tart pan
  • Roll out any type of pie dough (I use recipe)
  • Cut out 5 inch circle
  • Place in muffin pan with the sides halfway up the each cup. You should be able to make six.
  • Evenly spoon pecans into the muffin tins for all six
  • Pour the liquid mixture evenly to the top of each muffin cup
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes (depending on your oven)
  • Insert cake tester in the center and it comes out clean they are cooked.
  • Let cool and remove from the pan
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream




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