Chocolate Tarts

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Chocolate Tarts


These remind me of Christmas because for years they were a mainstay on my family's holiday cookie tray. They are very rich but not TOO sweet. The chocolate filling has the consistency of a brownie, surrounded by a flaky cream cheese pastry crust.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 24
  • 1⁄4 butter

  • 3 cream cheese

  • 1 flour

  • 1cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 1 milk

  • 1⁄3 sugar

  • 1 butter

  • 1 vanilla

  • 1 egg

  • walnut halves


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix together ingredients for crust, until soft dough forms, roll dough into small balls.
  • Press each ball into ungreased mini-muffin tin. Set aside.
  • Place chocolate chips into double boiler to melt.
  • Add the milk, sugar, butter, and vanilla, stirring until smooth.
  • Remove from heat and blend in one well beaten egg.
  • Place about 1 tablespoon of the chocolate mixture into the crust and top it with a nut.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.