Cheese Tarts

gaynel mohler Recipe

By gaynel mohler gaynel

I used to go to a little amish bakery in "Charm" Ohio and buy these. The Little lady who owned the franchise "Mary", gave me her recipe. I have made these many times and they are so delicious. they are "cupcake" size and good to take to potlucks and family gatherings. no need to worry about utensils and etc...


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Ingredients

CRUSTS
2 1/2 c
pastry flour, or all purpose
8 oz pkg
cream cheese
1 c
shortening
pinch
salt
TOP WITH:
16 oz
cream cheese
2
eggs
1 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
melted butter
FRUIT FILLING
prepared fruit filling, can be canned or homemade, such as pie filling, or preserves

Directions

1
mix crust ingredients as you would pie dough.
2
spray muffin tins with cooking spray. make crusts on bottom and up inside edges, about an inch to form a cup.
3
mix "top with" ingredients, except for fruit filling.
4
put 2 TBS. on crust, place 1 tsp. or more fruit filling, or preserves, and cover with another tablespoon of cheesecake mixture.
5
bake 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes.