Almond-Amaretto Tarts

Almond-Amaretto Tarts

Bite-sized sweets are bursting with almond flavor! Whipped cream and raspberries provide refreshing taste.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

2:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

mini

Pastry
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
egg
1
teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Filling
2 1/4
cups blanched whole almonds
3
eggs
3/4
cup granulated sugar
3
tablespoons amaretto (or 2 teaspoons almond extract plus 2 tablespoons water)
2
tablespoons whipping cream
Garnish, if desired
1/2
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered or granulated sugar
48
fresh raspberries (about 1 cup)
  1. In large bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed 1 minute. Gradually add flour, beating 1 to 2 minutes just until blended. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour until thoroughly chilled.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Divide pastry into 48 pieces. Gently press pastry onto bottom and side of 48 ungreased mini muffin cups.
  3. Place almonds in food processor or blender; cover and process until almonds are finely ground. In medium bowl, mix almonds and remaining filling ingredients with spoon. Spoon about 2 heaping tablespoons filling into each tart crust. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and centers spring back when touched lightly. Cool 5 minutes; gently remove tarts from pan to wire rack. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. In chilled small bowl, beat 1/2 cup whipping cream and 1 tablespoon sugar with on high speed until soft peaks form.
  5. Place 1 teaspoon whipped cream and 1 raspberry on each tart.
Makes 48 mini tarts
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Kitchen Tips
These tarts freeze well and can be stored in the freezer up to one month. Thaw at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Mini Tart)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.