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    Chocolate Praline Tart

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    Recipe Introduction

    I saw this on Discovery Home and Leisure and couldn't resist! Serve with whipped cream and you're in heaven!

    List of Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 2/3 cups unsalted butter, divided use
    1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
    2/3 cup honey
    1/4 cup granulated sugar
    3 cups pecan halves
    1/3 cup whipping cream


    1. Preheat the oven to 350F (175C).
    2. In a food processor, combine flour, powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla and salt; process to blend.
    3. With the motor running, gradually add 1-2/3 cup of the butter, a few tablespoons at a time.
    4. Process until dough forms a ball on top of the blades.
    5. Press dough into a 12-inch tart pan with a removable bottom.
    6. Bake for 10 minutes or until light brown.
    7. Set aside to cool.
    8. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine remaining 1 cup butter, brown sugar, honey and sugar; bring to a boil.
    9. Boil for 3 minutes.
    10. Add pecans and cream and return to a boil.
    11. Immediately pour into cooled crust.
    12. Bake until center is bubbling, about 20 minutes.
    13. Let cool to room temperature, about 2 hours.




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