Chicken: Chicken (or Turkey) Pecan Tarts

posted by Pat T 11-14-99 7:11 PM

Taste of Home's Homemaker Schools books:

Chicken (or Turkey) Pecan Tarts

2 Tblsp. Butter or margarine
1 cup finely chopped pecan pieces
1 cup finely chopped cooked chicken or turkey
2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 Tblsp. Dijon mustard
1 pkg. (3 oz.) Cream cheese
1/4 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. Ground nutmeg
1 pkg. (7.5 oz.) Regular refrigerated biscuits

In a large skillet, melt butter; add pecans and saute’ until lightly browned.

In a bowl, combine chicken, celery, mayonnaise, mustard, cream cheese, salt, and nutmeg. Add pecans; mix well.

Separate biscuits; roll each into a 4-inch circle. Press into 10 foil bake cups, letting dough cover bottom and sides. Place bake cups in muffin pans. Spoon chicken mixture into bake cups.

Bake at 425 degrees F. for 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Yield: 10 servings.

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