So I was a little inspired this week. I don't know why. I should check my temperature and make sure I don't have a fever. Because not only did I bake, but I baked from scratch. AND! I made enchiladas for dinner twice. From scratch. Go me!
But this is such a good, tasty recipe that is especially appropriate for this time of year. It all started with two mini muffin pans I found at a garage sale. I was going to use them for paint wells, but decided to try and use them for their intended purpose.
I saw a recipe online (complete with video with a crazy old lady) for mini pecan tarts. Here is the result.
And if you want to make them yourself (and I know you do!), here's the recipe. If I can do it, anyone can do it (this coming from the girl who caught her stove top on fire. Once.).
*3 oz. cream cheese (I used fat free so there'd be less guilt as I shovel these into my mouth)
*1/3 cup butter
*1 cup flour
Mix and put in fridge for an hour. Make little balls and spread out to fit mini muffin tins.
*dash of salt
*3/4 cup brown sugar
*1 tbsp soft butter
*1 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup chopped pecans
Mix and fill shells (about a spoonful of filling each). Add a whole pecan to the top of each one for cuteness.
Bake at 325* for 20-25 minutes.
Makes 24 tarts.