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Pecan Pie for 2

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Pecan Pie for 2

When you are looking for a dessert just for two this is it. Make a quick pastry. Add pecans to the tart shell. Pour over the filling and then bake in the oven.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Categories
Servings 2 servings
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp shortening
  • 4 tsp cold water

Filling

  • 1/3 cup pecan halves
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • whipped cream, optional

Instructions
 

  • Ina small bowl, combine flour and salt, cut the shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Divide dough in half. Roll each half into a 6-inch circle. Transfer to two 4 1/2 inch tart pans, fit pastry into pans trimming if necessary. Arrange pecans in shells.
  • In another small bowl, whisk egg, brown sugar, corn syrup, and vanilla. Pour over pecans. Place shells on a baking sheet, bake 375F for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Top with whipped cream if desired.

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