Three Ingredient Mini Tart Shells

Plate of pecan tarts
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  • Total: 55 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 24

Make your own mini tart shells with this recipe. They're great filled with treats like pecan pie filling to make pecan tassies, or lemon curd to make miniature lemon pies.


Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and cream cheese.

  3. Gradually add flour until well mixed.

  4. Form into a ball and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  5. Remove from fridge. Roll into 2-inch balls and place in 24-cup miniature muffin tin.

  6. Preheat oven to 350 F or 325 F for a dark pan.

  7. Use fingers to smash balls into tart shell shape.

  8. Fill shells with approximately 2 cups of filling, as desired.

  9. Depending on filling, filled shells are baked from 15 to 25 minutes.

  10. Unfilled shells can be baked for 5 to 10 minutes.

  11. Serve and enjoy!