Orange Dream Tarts

Do more than just dream about mini tarts. Bake and serve these delicious treats.

  • Prep Time 25 hr 0 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Pastry

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup sugar
3
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

Filling

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup sugar
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
egg yolk
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
teaspoons orange juice
1/4
cup flaked coconut
Citrus peel cutouts, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup butter, 1/3 cup sugar, the milk, vanilla and salt with spoon. Stir in 1 1/3 cups flour.
  • 2 Divide dough into 24 equal pieces. Press each piece in bottom and up side of small muffin cup, 1 3/4x1 inch, ungreased or lined with paper baking cups.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, the egg yolk, orange peel and orange juice. Spoon slightly less than 1 tablespoon mixture into each cup. Sprinkle with coconut.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pastry is light brown around edges and filling is set. Cool slightly; loosen from cups with tip of knife. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Top with citrus peel just before serving. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

You can make the tart pastry, press it into the muffin cups and freeze in the pan up to two months. Thaw before adding filling and baking.

Cut mini stars out of fruit rind using a canapé cutter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tart
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.