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These mini tarts taste like your favorite morning beverage.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture forms a dough.
Shape dough into 44 (1-inch) balls. Place 1 ball into each mini muffin pan cup; press dough onto bottom and up sides. Bake 8-10 minutes or until crusts are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes in pans; remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
Combine 2 tablespoons whipping cream and coffee granules in bowl; let stand 5 minutes or until coffee dissolves. Add all remaining filling ingredients; beat at medium speed until creamy.
Place 1 cup whipping cream in bowl; beat at medium speed until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and vanilla; continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Spoon about 2 teaspoons filling into each crust; top with whipped cream mixture. Sprinkle with unsweetened cocoa; top with chocolate-covered cocoa bean, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
I was under the impression that instant coffee does in fact contain gluten. I am gluten intolerant and read it somewhere, so have avoided it altogether. Regular coffee on the other hand doesn't. Can you tell me if I am wrong?
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As autumn rolls around, I love making apple desserts. I’ve written a couple of times about my hunt for the best apple crisp recipe and how I’m always looking for ways to utilize the crop of apples in our yard. While I do have a couple of stand-by recipes, it’s always nice to try a new spin.
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As autumn rolls around, I love making apple desserts. I’ve written a couple of times about my hunt for the best apple crisp recipe and how I’m always looking for ways to utilize the crop of apples in our yard. While I do have a couple of stand-by recipes, it’s always nice to try a new spin. More ...
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