Cream Cheese Tarts

Donna Carr


This is one of my favorite dessert recipes and is easy to make. Whenever I bring this to a party, they are a hit!


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes approximately 20 tarts
20 Min
50 Min


  • 3 pkg
    8 ounce cream cheese - softened
  • 1 c
  • 5
  • 1 1/2 tsp

  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 20
    cupcake papers

How to Make Cream Cheese Tarts


  1. Preheat oven to 300 deg.
  2. Combine softened cream cheese and sugar.
  3. Beat in one egg at a time until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Add vanilla and mix thoroughly.
  5. Pour mixture into cupcake papers until 2/3 full.
  6. Cook at 300 deg. oven for 40 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes. Center will fall slightly. Leave oven on while cooling.
  8. While cooling, prepare topping by mixing the sour cream, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.
  9. After cooling for 10 minutes, spoon topping onto tarts.
  10. Place back in 300 deg. oven for 10 more minutes.
  11. Serve plain or adorn with preserves, fruit, or sprinkles.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cream Cheese Tarts

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

13 Heavenly Cheesecake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cheesecake is one of our favorite go-to dessert recipes! So rich, creamy and dreamy, there’s nothing like biting into a delicious slice of cheesecake. Whether you’re into fruity cheesecakes, rich...

Nut-thing But Love For These Pecan Desserts Recipe

"Nut"-Thing but Love for These Pecan Desserts

Kitchen Crew

There are strong opinions about putting nuts into dessert. Some say no way, while others raise their hand high (I have both hands raised) for any dessert, including ones with...

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!