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American Cheddar Tartlets Recipe

Cheddar Tartlets    

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Eggs, cream, and sharp American Cheddar cheese bake to golden richness in these tiny cocktail tarts. Garnish with a sprinkling of chopped chives and serve with light red wine.
Food Category:    Appetizers
Cuisine Origin:    Northeastern
    • Servings: 24 tartlets
    • Calories: 151 per tartlet
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  • 1 Pâte Brisée recipe, chilled (search recipes)
  • 1/2 pound sharp American Cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup each whipping cream and half-and-half
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Nutmeg and cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Use Pâte Brisée to line 24 two-inch tartlet tins. Chill 30 minutes.
  • Cut cheese into 1/8-inch cubes. In a small bowl combine eggs, whipping cream, half-and-half, and salt, black pepper, nutmeg, and cayenne to taste.
  • Divide cheese cubes among tartlet shells and top with cream mixture. Bake tartlets until well browned (12 to 15 minutes). Cool slightly, then garnish with chopped chives.
American Cheddar Tartlets
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