Cheese-Filled Shortbread Tartlets
Cheese-Filled Shortbread Tartlets might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. One serving contains 122 calories, 2g of protein, and 8g of fat. This lacto ovo vegetarian recipe serves 36. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. If you have cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, vanillan extract, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Users who liked this recipe also liked Deep-filled asparagus & mascarpone tartlets, Lemon Shortbread Tartlets, and Lemon Meringue Shortbread Tartlets.
In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in the milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
In another bowl, beat the butter, flour, confectioners' sugar and cornstarch until smooth.
Place in greased miniature muffin cups; press onto the bottom and up the sides. Prick with a fork.
Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately run a knife around each tart to loosen completely. Cool in pans on wire racks.
Pipe or spoon 1 tablespoon cheese filling into each tart shell. Cover and refrigerate until set. Just before serving, garnish with raspberries and mint if desired.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti are great choices for Tartlet. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry. It has 5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 19 dollars.
NV Johnson Estate Cream SherryVery aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "