Mini Pecan Crusts:
2 cups pecan pieces
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup lemon curd
1/2 cup blueberries, raspberries or combination
powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)
To make mini pecan crusts: Preheat oven to 350 F. Line mini muffin tin with paper liners or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
In food processor, blend pecan pieces, butter and sugar until mixture forms coarse dough.
Scoop 2 teaspoons pecan mixture in each muffin tin. Use back of wooden spoon or fingers to press mixture evenly along bottom and up sides of each muffin cup.
Bake 12 minutes, or until crusts are golden brown. Allow to cool completely before removing from pan.
To assemble crusts: Spoon 1 teaspoon lemon curd into each mini pecan crust. Top with a raspberry, three small blueberries or both for a patriotic theme. Dust with powdered sugar.
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