These easy to prepare tarts will win hearts on any occasion
Yield: Makes 2 dozen
Put butter, cream cheese and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add flour and pecans; mix well. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Press balls evenly into the bottom and up the sides of 1-3/4x1-inch miniature muffin cups.
Combine cherry filling and almond extract. Spoon about 1 tablespon cherry mixture into each pastry-lined cup.
Bake in a preheated 350 F. oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
Source: Cherry Marketing Institute, Inc.
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