Lime Divine Tarts

Course : Tarts
Serves: 1
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4 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon lime peel -- grated
1/2 cup sweet butter or margarine
2 bunches mint sprigs -- (for garnish)
6 slices lime slices -- (for garnish)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
3/4 cup sweet butter or margarine
1/8 cup ice water

Preparation / Directions:

Makes 3 dozen tarts 1. Beat eggs until light; add sugar, lime juice and peel. 2. Turn into top of double boiler. Add butter and heat over simmering water; stirring constantly, until thickened. 3. Remove, cool, and chill. 4. Fill Tart Shells to brim with filling; garnish with tiny mint sprigs or small lime slices. Tart Shells 1. Combine flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. 2. Stir in water; mix until fine crumbs form. Gather dough and pat into a ball. (If using food processor, combine first 3 ingredients slowly, adding water while machine is spinning.) 3. Roll out dough to 1/16" thickness on lightly floured board; cut out 36 circles to fit 1 7/8" diameter tart tins. 4. Bake in preheated 400 F. oven 12 minutes. Coo

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