Chocolate Chess Tartlets

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Dreamgoddess

These little tartlets are so easy to make and present beautifully on a dessert tray. Try serving them sitting on a slice of kiwi ...beautiful! The recipe makes approximately 60 tartlets, so these would be wonderful to serve at luncheons, bridal or baby showers, even large family get-togethers. From Southern Living April 2006.

Top Review by Acerast

These are so cute and yummy! I made them for a welcome dessert bar for graduate students where my husband teaches. I like the crisp top and gooey filling - just like chess pie. I used the canned real whipped cream as a garnish and it tasted great but melted through the top as they sat on the table. Needless to say they were still delicious. They were easy to stir-up and the batter exactly filled 60 tartlets. I baked them for the 25 minutes and found the tartlet crusts to be just a bit on the tough side. (Not sure how to remedy that.) My family loved the ones they swiped and asked me to make them again. Thanks Dreamgoddess!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the sugar, cocoal, cornmeal, flour, vinegar, butter and salt; mix well.
  2. Add the eggs; stir to combine.
  3. Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon of the chocolate into each phyllo shell.
  4. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until set.
  6. Cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Garnish with whipped topping.
  8. Store in an airtight container for up to three days.

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