Haunted Taco Tarts
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 pound ground turkey
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Egg Yolk Paint (recipe follows)
1 package (15 ounces) refrigerated pie crusts
1 egg white
1/2 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup taco-flavored shredded cheese
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until
tender. Add turkey; cook until turkey is no longer pink, stirring
occasionally. Stir in garlic, oregano, chili powder and salt; set
Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease baking sheets. Prepare Egg
Yolk Paint; set aside.
On lightly floured surface, roll 1 pie crust to 14-inch diameter.
Using 3-inch Halloween cookie cutters, cut out pairs of desired
shapes. Repeat with second pie crust, rerolling dough if necessary.
Place 1/2 of shapes on prepared baking sheets. Brush edges with egg
white. Spoon about 1 tablespoon taco mixture onto each shape.
Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon tomato and 1 teaspoon cheese. Top with
remaining matching shapes; press edges to seal. Decorate with Egg
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Egg Yolk Paint
4 egg yolks, divided
4 teaspoons water, divided
Red, yellow, blue and green liquid food colorings
Place 1 egg yolk in each of 4 small bowls. Add 1 teaspoon water and
a few drops different food coloring to each; beat lightly.