Semi Sweet Chocolate
Semi sweet is very similar to bittersweet, but has more sugar added. It has
about 35 -54% cocoa solids.
Semi sweet chocolate is considered to be the versatile for baking.
It is usually best to use the type of
chocolate called for in a brownie recipe.
Chocolate Brownie Pecan Tarts
1 C. butter
6 oz. cream cheese
2 C. all-purpose flour
Cream butter and cream cheese together until well blended. Add flour just until
mixed in. Press into desired size tart pan.
2/3 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 T. butter
1/3 C. sugar
1 C. light corn syrup
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 t. vanilla
1 1/4 C. pecans, chopped
Melt chocolate chips and butter in double boiler. Stir in sugar, corn syrup,
eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir in pecans. Pour into unbaked tart
shells. Bake 20 to 25 minutes at 350°F. or until filling is firm.