Goat Cheese Bacon And Jalapeno Pecan Tartlets Recipe @pinch

This bite havesized appetizer is full of flavor. The creamy, tangy goat cheese goes perfectly with the salty, crisp bacon. A pecan topping really makes these special. The crunchy toasted pecans are glazed with sweet pepper jelly. The sweetness only lasts a second until the spiciness of the jelly kicks in. This app will be great for holiday parties. The smoky, salty, crunchy bacon is a delicious complement to the creamy goat cheese. The jalapeno pecans adds a bit of peppery sweet to this tasty tidbit. Easy to prepare and a delight to serve.

goat cheese, bacon and jalapeno pecan tartlets
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Other Appetizers Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup(s) cup chopped pecans
  • 6 slice(s) applewood smoked bacon
  • 1 - egg white
  • 1/4 cup(s) prepared jalapeno jelly
  • 4 ounce(s) goat cheese, slightly softened
  • 18 - prepared (2-inch) tartlet shells; baked*
Intructions :
  • Put pecans in a single layer in a pie dish. Place dish in cold oven. Turn oven on to preheat to 375 degrees F. Toast pecans about 7-8 minutes while oven is preheating
  • Line a jelly roll pan with foil. Place bacon in a single layer on pan. Bake for about 20 minutes until bacon is crisp. Remove bacon to paper towel lined plate to drain; set aside
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg white until frothy
  • Stir in toasted pecans to coat
  • Melt jelly in a small heavy-duty pan over low heat. Use a fork, or slotted spoon to lift pecans into melted jelly; stir to coat pecans. Stirring constantly, bring mixture just to a boil; remove from heat and pour out onto parchment paper
  • Separate pecans with a fork; cool
  • Spoon 1 to 1-1/4 teaspoons goat cheese into each tart shell
  • Cut each slice bacon into 3 equal pieces; place 1 serving over goat cheese in shell
  • Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon pecans onto top of each. Serve immediately at room temperature
  • *You may use purchased prepared shells, make your own from your favorite pie dough recipe, or for a real treat that requires a little extra time, make them from pate brisee.

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