Chocolate Nut Tartlets

Chocolate Nut Tartlets
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These tartlets feature three kinds of caramelized nuts and chocolate in a tender buttery crust--irresistible!!
45 min
Prep Time
1:30
Total Time
36 tartlets

Ingredients

Crust

1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
almond extract

Filling

1/2 cup
mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup
powdered sugar
1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup
dark corn syrup*
3/4 cup
coarsely chopped cashews, almonds and/or pecans

Topping

Powdered sugar
 
*Substitute light corn syrup.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed until mixture forms dough.
  3. Press 1 level tablespooncrust mixture onto bottom and up sides of 36 ungreased mini muffin pan cups. Bake 11-13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven; sprinkle 1/2 teaspoonmini chocolate chips into each crust. Set aside.
  4. Combine 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter and corn syrup in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 4-5 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in nuts.
  5. Spoon 1 level teaspoonfilling mixture into each crust. (Do not over fill.) Bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven; cool in pan 5 minutes. Run sharp knife around outside of crusts to loosen tarts. Remove tarts from pans; cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Tips

- Reheat filling over low heat, if filling becomes thick between baking batches of tartlets. (Do not allow filling to boil when reheating.)

- Measure each mini muffin cup. If each hold less than 2 tablespoons water, the yield will increase to 42 tartlets.

Nutrition Facts (1 tartlet)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
15g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
60mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I only got to eat one because when I went back for seconds they were gone. My family has already requested them again and I am sure they will become a holiday staple.

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