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Evening For Two Pecan Chocolate Tarts

Pecan Chocolate Tarts
Makes 2 tarts
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  1. 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  2. 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  4. 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  5. 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  7. 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust
  8. 1/4 cup milk chocolate morsels
  9. 1/3 cup lightly toasted pecans
  10. Caramel Sauce (recipe follows)
  11. Vanilla ice cream for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚. Whisk together egg, sugars, melted butter, flour, and vanilla extract.
  2. Line 2 (4x1-inch) tart pans with pie crust. Divide chocolate morsels and pecans between each. Divide egg mixture between each. Place tarts on jelly roll pan. Bake for 25 minutes; let cool completely. Serve with Caramel Sauce and vanilla ice cream, if desired.
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Caramel Sauce
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  1. 1/3 cup sugar
  2. 1/3 cup whipping cream
  3. 2 tablespoons butter
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In a small saucepan, cook sugar over medium heat until melted and golden brown (do not stir). Remove from heat, and stir in whipping cream. Return to heat, and cook until sugar is evenly dissolved. Remove from heat, and stir in butter and vanilla extract. Let cool.
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From Southern Lady, September 2016