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Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts

Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts come together in a snap, utilizing a single vanilla wafer cookie for the bottom crust and topped with your favorite flavor of pie filling.

These pretty little cherry tarts are a breeze to make, using a single vanilla wafer cookie for the crust and topped with your favorite pie filling. Perfect for my first baby shower, these tarts were a last-minute addition that turned out to be quick and delicious.

Simply place the vanilla wafers in the liners, spoon over the creamy cream cheese mixture, and bake. Cool and chill if desired, then top with cherry pie filling or get creative with variations like Chocolate Cherry, Lemon Cherry, Almond Cherry, or Mixed Berry. You can even make mini tarts for bite-sized indulgence. Get creative and customize these tarts to suit your taste buds.

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Ingredients Needed

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 21 oz cherry pie filling or other pie filling

Method

  1. Preheat oven, beat cream cheese mixture.
  2. Place vanilla wafers in liners.
  3. Spoon cream cheese mixture over wafers.
  4. Bake, cool, and chill if desired.
  5. Top with pie filling.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Variations for cream cheese tarts:

  • Chocolate Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts: Add cocoa powder or melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture for a rich and decadent chocolate twist. Top with cherry pie filling for a delightful chocolate-cherry flavor combination.
  • Lemon Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts: Add lemon zest and a splash of lemon juice to the cream cheese mixture for a tangy and refreshing twist. Top with cherry pie filling for a burst of sweet and tart flavors.
  • Almond Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts: Add almond extract or chopped almonds to the cream cheese mixture for a nutty and aromatic twist. Top with cherry pie filling for a delightful almond-cherry flavor combination.
  • Mixed Berry Cream Cheese Tarts: Use mixed berry pie filling instead of cherry pie filling for a medley of berry flavors, such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. The tartness of the berries complements the creamy cream cheese filling perfectly.
  • Mini Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts: Instead of using a regular-sized muffin pan, use a mini muffin pan with mini Nilla wafers to make bite-sized cherry cream cheese tarts. Perfect for serving at parties or for portion-controlled indulgence!

Conclusion

So there you have it! These Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts are the perfect dessert for any occasion. They’re simple to make, with a creamy filling, simple crust, and yummy cherry topping. Don’t wait, give them a try and treat yourself to a delicious treat that will leave you wanting more! Happy baking! πŸ’πŸ§€πŸ₯§

Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts

Easy Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts come together in a snap, utilizing a single vanilla wafer cookie for the bottom crust and topped with your favorite flavor of pie filling.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 259 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 vanilla wafers
  • 21 oz cherry pie filling or other pie filling

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350Β°F (175Β°C) and line muffin pan with liners. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and eggs until fluffy.
  • Place vanilla wafer in each liner, spoon cream cheese mixture over wafers.
  • Bake for 20 min until set and golden.
  • Cool, chill if desired.
  • Top with cherry pie filling or favorite filling.
  • Serve and enjoy these delicious Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts!

Notes

Recipe from Allrecipes

Nutrition

Serving: 1tartCalories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 132mgPotassium: 104mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 610IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 0.2mg
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