Rating: 4.5 stars
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These are the product of early morning experimentation modifying an old butter tart recipe that I've been using for years. They are a combination of sweet and tart, look beautiful, and disappear very quickly!

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 tarts
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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Mix brown sugar, chopped pecans, dried cranberries, butter, orange zest, orange juice, egg, and brandy together in a bowl.

  • Arrange tart shells on a baking sheet and spoon pecan-cranberry filling into each shell about 2/3 full. Add 1 pecan half and 1 fresh cranberry to each tart.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until tart shells are lightly browned and filling is bubbling, 18 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 33.9g; fat 14.6g; cholesterol 23.2mg; sodium 109.3mg. Full Nutrition
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