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Happy Halloween Jack O' Lantern Tarts

Servings: 12 tarts
1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 4-serving size package instant chocolate pudding mix
4 ounce ( one-half ounce container ) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
12 ready-made mini graham cracker pie crusts
Nonstick spray coating
Orange colored sprinkles
6 green gumdrops, halved

In large bowl, combine condensed milk and orange juice concentrate. With mixer, beat in pudding mix. Chill 10 minutes.

Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crusts. Chill at least 1 hour.

Cut out 36 tiny waxed paper triangles for eyes and nosed; cut out 12 waxed paper mouths. Lightly spray 1 side of each waxed paper cut-out with non-stick coating. Arrange cut-outs on tarts, spray sides down, to resemble Jack O' Lanterns.

Shake orange sprinkles over tarts to cover tops. Carefully remove waxed paper shapes. Place a halved gumdrop at thop of each tart. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

To remove tarts from foil pans, brush crusts with slightly beaten egg white (before filling); bake in 375 degree F oven for 5 minutes. Cool; remove from foil pans. Fill and Chill.

Makes 12 tarts.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: September 26, 2002