Bittersweet Chocolate Tartlets
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Bittersweet Chocolate Tartlets

These bittersweet chocolate tarts have an intense flavor that is for dark chocolate lovers only!

1 hr
1 hr 40 min



1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa


3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2/3 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla


1 (1-ounce) square white baking bar

1/2 teaspoon shortening

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Add all remaining shell ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed and forms a dough.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 24 (1 1/4-inch) balls with floured hands. Place 1 ball of dough into each ungreased mini muffin cup. Press dough evenly on bottom and up sides of muffin cup.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt baking chocolate and 3 tablespoons butter in saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in all remaining filling ingredients until smooth.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon filling into each shell. Bake 26-28 minutes or until filling is set. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Carefully remove tartlets from pan. Cool completely on cooling racks over waxed paper.

  6. STEP 6

    Microwave white baking bar and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Stir until smooth; drizzle glaze over tartlets.

Tip #1

Use a toothpick to carefully loosen warm tarts from pans.


9Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
70Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  November 15, 2011

My family loved these tarlets.

— says Penny C.
  March 17, 2009

These are very good! I made them for my husband's co-workers and they loved them. They are rich and just the right size. I would definitely make these again!

— says Lisa
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