Bourbon Pecan Pie Tartlets with Salted Caramel & Chocolate

Growing up I remember my Mother and Grandmother making pecan pies every holiday! The smell of the Pecans roasting in that syrup mixture really lit the house up with a lovely fragrance. If you are looking for a way to put a spin on the traditional Pecan Pie, this is the Recipe for you. I hope you enjoy these beauties, as much as I did!

Jamiah xoxo


I used a glass mixing bowl to mix all my ingredients.DSC02854

Then Poured them into the unbaked pie crust lined tartlet pans.

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Before going into the oven.

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After coming out of the oven and topped with chocolate drizzle.fullsizeoutput_3221

FULL RECIPE BELOW

Bourbon Pecan Pie Tartlets with Salted Caramel & Chocolate drizzle

Ingredients
1 cup of Dark Brown Karo Syrup
1/2 Stick of Melted Butter
1/2  Cup of Sugar
2 Eggs
1 1/2 Cups of Chopped Pecans
2 Tb of Bourbon (whiskey)
1 Teaspoon Almond Extract
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 Tb Flour
Pack of refrigerated Pie Crust
Salted Caramel Sauce (Recipe Below)
Chocolate Drizzle (Recipe Below)

Directions
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees
-In a mixing bowl, combine the melted butter, sugar, syrup, eggs, flour, almond & vanilla extract and the bourbon. Mix well
-Stir in the pecans and set aside.
-Line tart pans with unbaked pie crust dough
-Using a fork, poke holes into the bottom of each to pie crusts
-Place the pans on a baking sheet to keep any spillage from falling into the oven
-Pour the mixture into the pans
-Bake for about 25-30 minutes. While baking, make the Salted Caramel Sauce and the Chocolate Drizzle

Salted Caramel
1 cup of Sugar
1/4 cup of water
1/2 cup of warm heavy whipping cream
2 Tb of butter
Kosher salt to taste

Directions
-In a small sauce pot on medium high heat, mix the sugar and water and let cook without stirring for about 10 minutes or until Amber brown.
-Whisk in warm whipping cream and let cook for another minutes
-add in butter and salt
-serve

Chocolate Drizzle
-Take a 1/2 stick of a semi sweet chocolate baking bar and 1 Tablespoon of butter and melt it in the microwave in 30 second intervals into smooth. Be careful not to burn

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