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Chocolate Cheesecake Phyllo Tartlets Recipe

A crisp phyllo shell holds a mousse-like filling in this festive treat. The bite-size portion is perfect for parties.—Giovanna Kranenberg, Cambridge, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 packages (1.9 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
  • Chocolate curls, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, melted chocolate and vanilla until smooth.
  • 2. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #32 star pastry tip. Fill the bag with cream cheese mixture; pipe into tart shells. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 tartlet (calculated without optional garnish) equals 62 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 32 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.