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Heart of My Heart Tarts

 Heart of My Heart Tarts
Crunchy walnuts carry the tune in these cute, delicious tarts. I enjoy the no-hassle crusts and a delectable walnut filling.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts


  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy; beat in
  • flour until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy
  • to handle.
  • Shape dough into eight balls; press onto the bottom and up the sides
  • of greased heart-shaped or regular muffin cups. In a small bowl,
  • beat egg. Beat in brown sugar and vanilla until blended. Stir in
  • walnuts. Spoon into cups.
  • Bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for
  • 10 minutes before carefully removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield:
  • 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 346 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 163 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.