Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Sugar

  2. 1 c Syrup, dark corn

  3. 2 tb Butter (or marg.)

  4. 1/4 ts Salt

  5. 3 Eggs

  6. 1 c Pecans; coarsely chopped

  7. 1/2 ts Vanilla extract

  8. 16 Tart shells (2"); unbaked

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Break eggs into a medium bowl; remove 1 tablespon egg white, and set aside. Beat remaining eggs with a fork until well combined. Gradually add hot mixture to beaten eggs, stirring constantly. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Beat reserved egg white until foamy; lightly brush on each side of tart shell. Spoon filling into tart shells, filling 3/4 full. Bake at 450 degrees for 5 minutes; reduce heat to 325 degrees, and bake 12 minutes or until filling is set. SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, sometime in 1979. Typos by Nancy Coleman.


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