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quick and easy lemon tarts

Recipe by
Fran Miller
Parkersburg, WV

Pinterest Success! I know these individual phyllo tart shells are great for little chicken pot pies, but I’d never tried them for dessert. Making the tarts into Easter Baskets was a cute idea I saw all over the Internet, so I take no credit for them, but also have no way to credit others. Sometimes good ideas are like that. =^..^=

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For quick and easy lemon tarts

  • 1 pkg
    ready-to-bake puff pastry shells
  • 1 jar
    lemon curd
  • nutella
  • cherry pie filling
  • apple pie filling
  • whipped cream (in place of Easter decorations)
  • 1/4 c
    flaked sweetened coconut
  • a few dash
    green food coloring or gel
  • some
    small chocolate eggs (like Cadbury) or jelly beans

How To Make quick and easy lemon tarts

  • Puff Pastry Shells
    Bake frozen puff pastry according to package directions. Cool completely.
  • 2
    Pull out the centers of the tarts and fill with lemon curd or your filling of choice.
  • 3
    Top with whipped cream or decorate for Easter.
  • Easy Lemon Easter Tart
    Easter Basket Tarts: Add coconut and food coloring or gel to a ziplock bag. Seal the bag and toss the coconut until tinted. Top tarts with the tinted coconut and add small Cadbury eggs (pictured) or jelly beans. Enjoy! =^..^=