Pepper Jelly Tarts

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by andypandy

Make mini tarts for easy appetizers.

Top Review by Gerry

A wonderful appetizer, so easily made and makes for a wow when served ... and an empty platter. Other then using hot pepper jelly found in the grocery aisle I made as directed and the recipe is already in my special occasion cookbook, as are so many of those Andypandy winners! Thank you for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the cheese, butter, paprika, cayenne in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  2. Add the flour, combining with a fork until it forms a nice ball of dough.
  3. Roll into small balls and place each into tart tin.
  4. You should get at least 30 tarts.
  5. Press each ball with fingers to shape tart shell bottom and sides.
  6. Spoon 1 teaspoon jelly into each mini tart.
  7. Bake 400 degrees for 10 minutes OR until golden.
  8. Cool in pans five minutes, then remove from pans to a wire cooling rack.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  10. Variations:.
  11. You can also put in a tiny cube of cream cheese than the hot pepper jelly.
  12. Or tiny pieces of Brie cheese rinds removed than top with the pepper jelly, another element of tang.
  13. We also have placed a tiny cube of cream cheese and placed in some raspberry seedles jam on top. ( the crust gives the heat and then the jam gives a touch of sweetness.).

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