Mini Peppermint Cream White Chocolate Cheesecake Tarts

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IMG_0090Happy Monday, friends! I have a fun post for you today, brought to you by Athens Foods. They’re the folks that make these cute little mini fillo tarts.

I made these festive Mini Peppermint Cream White Chocolate Cheesecake Tarts for their website and you should go check them out! All the step by step photos and the recipe can be seen HERE.

Enjoy! Have a great day!

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Mini Peppermint Cream White Chocolate Cheesecake Tarts

These mini cheesecake tarts start with a mini fillo tart shell, filled with a scrumptious peppermint cream white chocolate filling, and then topped with creamy peppermint whipped cream!

servings 24 tarts
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 18 mins

Ingredients

  • 24 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells
  • 3 oz. white chocolate
  • 6 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract divided
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 candy cane or 3 peppermint candies, crushed

Instructions

  • Arrange 24 mini fillo tarts on serving platter and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, gently melt white chocolate in microwave, stirring every 20 seconds. Stir in softened cream cheese and ½ teaspoon peppermint extract until smooth. Using a teaspoon, fill each tart to be level with the top of the tart. Refrigerate.
  • For the cream- whip heavy cream together with remaining ½ teaspoon peppermint extract, vanilla and powdered sugar. Place into piping bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe rosettes onto each tart. Sprinkle with crushed candy cane pieces. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 27mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesecake Tarts, White Chocolate
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40 Responses
  1. Karen

    I always stock up on these adorable shells when I see them at Christmas time…now I have something yummy to fill them with. So festive.

      1. Diana

        Have you ever tried making this recipe with dark choc. instead of white choc, love the mixture of dark choc and peppermint ! Was wondering if you or someone ever did try and how they turned out ? Thanks

    1. Diana

      I had the same question so I look and saw they sale them precooked just look http://www.athensfoods.com/product/mini-fillo-shells/up there is an area that you can click the state you live in and it will give you names of the stores they sale these in Hope that helps

  2. Diana

    Has anyone tried dark choc instead of the white choc I love dark choc and peppermint and was just hoping someone tried and succeeded in the making of these little wonders

  3. Lisa

    These look absolutely amazing, I can’t wait to make them! (And after the amazing success of your Blueberry Almond Scones, I’m pretty sure my audience will appreciate them too!)

  4. marina

    LOVE your profile! Short and snappy,concise, precise and authentic and fun! Best of success with your foodie adventures!(I’m getting ready to try those peppermint tarts now!)