Buttermilk Chess Tarts
If $1.02 per serving falls in your budget, Buttermilk Chess Tarts might be an excellent vegetarian recipe to try. This recipe serves 7. One portion of this dish contains roughly 11g of protein, 50g of fat, and Head to the store and pick up sugar, vanillan extract, buttermilk, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add flour to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Shape mixture into 48 balls, and place on a baking sheet; cover and chill 30 minutes.
Place 1 dough ball into each cup of 2 lightly greased (24-cup) miniature muffin pans, and shape each into a pastry shell.
Whisk together eggs and next 4 ingredients.
Bake at 350 for 18 to 22 minutes or until filling is set. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes.
Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely (about 20 minutes).
Chocolate Chess Tarts: Increase vanilla to 2 tsp. Microwave 2 (1-oz.) unsweetened chocolate baking squares, chopped, in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Prepare recipe as directed, stirring chocolate into egg mixture in Step
Garnish with shaved chocolate or chopped toasted pecans.
Lemon-Coconut Tarts: Prepare Buttermilk Chess Tarts as directed, omitting buttermilk and vanilla and stirring 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice and 1 tsp. coconut extract into egg mixture in Step
Garnish with toasted coconut and lemon rind strips.