Blue Cheese Heart Tarts Recipe

Blue Cheese Heart Tarts Recipe
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Blue Cheese Heart Tarts Recipe

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MAKES:
102 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
102 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons snipped chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pastry for three double-crust pies (9 inches)

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat cheeses until well blended. Add butter, cream, eggs, chives and seasonings. Beat until light and smooth; set aside. using a 2-1/2-in round or heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut pastry into 144 hearts. Gently press cutouts onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin or heart-shaped muffin cups. Spoon 1 teaspoon of filling into each (keep remaining pastry covered until ready to use). Bake at 375* for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Serve warm. Yield: 36-40 servings.
48 servings, 3 per serving. Yield: 36-40 servings
Originally published as Blue Cheese Heart Tarts in Country Woman May/June 1997

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons snipped chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pastry for three double-crust pies (9 inches)
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cheeses until well blended. Add butter, cream, eggs, chives and seasonings. Beat until light and smooth; set aside. using a 2-1/2-in round or heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut pastry into 144 hearts. Gently press cutouts onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin or heart-shaped muffin cups. Spoon 1 teaspoon of filling into each (keep remaining pastry covered until ready to use). Bake at 375* for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Serve warm. Yield: 36-40 servings.
  2. 48 servings, 3 per serving. Yield: 36-40 servings
Originally published as Blue Cheese Heart Tarts in Country Woman May/June 1997

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