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Add a festive touch! Just before serving, sprinkle tarts with finely chopped chocolate, crystallized ginger, toffee, or Buttered Pecans.

Telia Johnson, Birmingham, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living December 2010

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook 1 cup sugar in a medium-size heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6 to 8 minutes or until sugar melts and turns golden brown. Stir in butter until melted.

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  • Whisk together flour, egg yolks, milk, and remaining 1 cup sugar in a 3-qt. heavy saucepan; bring just to a simmer over low heat, whisking constantly. Add sugar mixture to flour mixture, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Cover and chill 4 hours.

  • Meanwhile, prepare Cream Cheese Pastry Shells. Spoon caramel mixture into pastry shells, and top with whipped cream.

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