Cranberry Tarts

Tart and tangy these mini tarts are perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  The tarts make a colorful addition to any party platter.

The tarts store in the refrigerator for several weeks and freeze well.

Ingredients

Pastry

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Tart and tangy these mini tarts are perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

3 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 lb vegetable shortening

1 egg

milk

Mix flour, salt and vegetable shortening until crumbly.  To a measuring cup add 1 egg and enough milk to make 1/2 cup.  Pour wet mixture into flour mixture and combine.  Chill for at least an hour.

Cranberry Mixture

3/4 cup cranberries

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tbsp flour

dash salt

1/3 cup hot water.

Combine above in blender until mixture is smooth.  Pour into prepared tart shells using the pastry recipe above.  Bake in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 minutes.

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