Mini Pecan Crust Lemon Berry Tarts

Mini Pecan Lemon Berry Tarts

Submitted by: American Pecan Council

Using 3-ingredient mini pecan crusts as your base, these light and springy lemon berry tarts are flavorful individual desserts perfect for your next gathering.

Ingredients

  • Mini Pecan Crusts
  • 2 cups pecan pieces or halves 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Lemon Filling
  • 1/2 cup lemon curd
  • 1/2 cup berries (blueberries or raspberries)
  • Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)

Method

  1. Make the mini pecan crusts:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a mini muffin tin with paper liners or spray with non-stick spray.
    2. Add pecans, butter, and sugar to a food processor. Blend until mixture comes together to form a coarse dough.
    3. Scoop about 2 teaspoons of the pecan mixture in each muffin tin. Use the back of a wooden spoon or your fingers to press mixture evenly along the bottom and up the sides of each muffin cup.
    4. Bake for 12 minutes or until crusts are golden brown. Allow crusts to cool completely before removing them from pan.
  2. Assemble crusts: Spoon 1 teaspoon of lemon curd into each mini pecan crust. Top with 1 raspberry or 3 small blueberries. Dust with powdered sugar if desired. Makes 24 crusts.

Please find the mini pecan crusts recipe here.

Nutrition facts

Calories

120

Fat

9g

Sat Fat

2.5g

Sodium

15mg

Carbs

9g

Fiber

1g

Protein

1g

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