Maple-Pecan Tartlets

Ground cinnamon in the cream cheese pastry makes these petite pies something to write home about.


2 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living


3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted


Combine first 5 ingredients in a small mixing bowl; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended. Stir in pecans. Spoon filling evenly into Cinnamon Pastry Shells.

Bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until set. Cool slightly. Remove from pans, and cool completely on a wire rack.