Turkey-Cranberry Minis Recipe
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Turkey-Cranberry Minis Recipe

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We make these tiny tarts to stand in for the turkey and its trimmings at our casual holiday gatherings. — Nadine Mesch, Mount Healthy, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 4 teaspoons honey mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 30 frozen miniature phyllo tart shells

Nutritional Facts

1 tartlet: 71 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, mix the first five ingredients. Add the turkey, celery, cranberries, cheese and pecans; toss to coat.
  2. Arrange tart shells on an ungreased baking sheet. Fill with turkey mixture. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Turkey-Cranberry Minis in Taste of Home October/November 2012, p32

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Appy_Girl 123874
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2013

"Even though I used chicken these little treats were wonderful. I also served mind cold and I also offered the mix as a spread. Both ways were very delicious.


perryqh 192103
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"Not hard to make, and got rave reviews at my husband's office party."

fosterb 178244
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"It was a hit at the baby shower I attended this weekend! Several guests asked me for the recipe."

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