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Jan’s Pecan Tarts

Adapted from a Nutmeg Nanny recipe

Jan was going to make a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, but Myr wanted pecan pie. Jan found a recipe on line, but then pretty much ignored it in making these treats.

Jan wanted to make individual mini-pies, so she ordered pans on line.  They turned out to be much smaller and shallower than she had in mind, but she went with it.

MiniGingersnap Pies

Jan’s Pecan Tarts

She also wanted to use the crust she had created for her Jan’s Five-fold Ginger Pumpkin Pie, but she felt that it was too course for the tiny tart pans. After crushing the gingersnaps with a rolling pin as before, she then ground the course crumbs through a large sieve with the end of the rolling pin to make a fine-sifted ginger cookie meal.

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Jan’s Five-fold Ginger Pumpkin Pie

Adapted from a recipe on the Kitchn.

Jan usually makes the deserts for our Sunday meals.  She made this to go with my Shepard’s Pie and it is defiantly a keeper.  Her motto is “Never Too Much Ginger!”

Jan’s Five-fold Ginger Pumpkin Pie

Jan’s Five-fold Ginger Pumpkin Pie

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