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Shrimp Tartlets Recipe

Shrimp Tartlets Recipe

Mini tart shells are filled with a cream cheese mixture, then topped with seafood sauce and shrimp for a picture-perfect look and delightful taste. Gina Hutchison of Smithville, Missouri assures, “This recipe makes a great appetizer, but you can also serve several for a fast, light meal.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 packages (1.9 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
  • 1/2 cup seafood cocktail sauce
  • 30 cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Spoon into tart shells. Top with seafood sauce and shrimp. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 159 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 440mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, trace fiber), 10g protein

Reviews for Shrimp Tartlets

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Reviewed Oct. 6, 2014

"Excellent appetizer! I made this for a family dinner. By the way, the leftovers don't keep well as the shells get soft."

Reviewed May. 11, 2012

"Love this recipe...easy to make and everyone loves them...."

Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012

"I've made these for several parties and they are always a hit."

Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"Super easy to make, and very popular with my guests! They were the first thing gone."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2009

"wow what a hit these were!! The whole family insisted on having this recipe. There was only one downfall in sharing the recipe....I now have to find another crowd pleaser to take to family events because they are making them!"

Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"These tartlets were absolutely delish! I took it to a christmas party and everyone raved about them. I followed to recipe to a "T". Will definitely make again. Awesome..."

Reviewed Jun. 29, 2009

"I made these for my son's rehearsal dinner and everyone went nuts over them. I made 90 of them and only had 11 left over! I was also asked for the recipe. This one is a definite keeper and one I will use again!

Dana Ramsey, Northumberland, PA"

Reviewed May. 26, 2009

"I made these for a Memorial Day picnic and they were a big hit. Everyone loved them!! I only make recipes I find on Taste of Home and they are always crowd pleasers."

Reviewed Jan. 7, 2009

"I finally made these with the phyllo tart shells and actually prefer it with the homemade pie crust I did before Christmas when I couldn't find the tart shells."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2008 Edited Jan. 7, 2009

"I looked everywhere for the tart shells and couldn't find them before Christmas. So I compromised and did a shell out of homemade pie dough. My family loved them!"

Reviewed Oct. 3, 2008

"This recipe is really quite easy to make and looks so elegant. People absolutely love it and they think you worked really hard making them. Brilliant!"

Reviewed Aug. 23, 2008

"I have got to make these for pre Christmas dinner snacking. My daughter plans dinner for late in the day and everyone is so hungry I always take plenty of nibblers. This one will be a hit!!!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer