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Honey Pecan Tart Recipe

As soon as I stumbled across this recipe several years ago, I knew I had to try it. The lovely tart is scrumptious and makes an impression at the end of a meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 3 cups pecan halves, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the butter, flour and confectioners' sugar until crumbly. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. tart pan with removable bottom.
  • 2. Chop 2-1/4 cups pecans. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, honey, corn syrup, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and salt. Stir in chopped pecans. Pour into crust. Arrange the remaining pecan halves around edge of tart.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 530 calories, 36 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 288 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.