Coffee-Pecan Tarts

A coffee lover's dream treat, these single-serving tarts are like mini pecan pies infused with a dash of rich coffee flavor.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
4
foil tart pans (4 1/2 to 5 inch)
Coarse sugar or granulated sugar

Filling

1
egg
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup light corn syrup
2
tablespoons coffee-flavored liqueur or cold strong coffee
Dash salt
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup pecan halves

Serve With, if desired

1/2
cup whipped cream or whipped topping, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured surface, unroll pie crust. With 4 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 4 rounds from crust. Fit rounds in bottoms and 1/2 inch up sides of foil tart pans. With fork, prick bottoms and sides generously. Place pans on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 If desired, cut small star shapes from remaining pie crust pieces; place on same cookie sheet with tart pans. Prick stars with fork; sprinkle lightly with coarse sugar.
  • 3 Bake tart shells and stars 6 to 8 minutes or just until shells are dry and stars are golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat egg with wire whisk. Beat in 1/4 cup granulated sugar, the corn syrup, liqueur, salt and vanilla.
  • 5 Remove partially baked tart shells and baked stars from oven. Remove stars from cookie sheet. Arrange pecans evenly in tart shells. Pour egg mixture evenly over pecans. Return tarts to oven; bake 16 to 20 minutes longer or until crusts are golden brown and center is set.
  • 6 Cool on cooling rack 30 minutes. Remove tarts from pans. To serve, top each tart with whipped cream, and garnish with pie crust stars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tart
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    55g
    55%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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