Coffee 'n Cream Mini Pies (Gluten-Free Recipe)
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Coffee 'n Cream Mini Pies (Gluten-Free Recipe)

These mini tarts taste like your favorite morning beverage.

44
mini
30 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2 cups Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

6 ounces cream cheese , softened

Filling

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese , softened

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

Topping

1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Topping

1/2 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

 

Unsweetened cocoa, if desired

44 chocolate-covered coffee beans, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture forms a dough.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

  6. STEP 6

    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.

Tip #1

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

Tip #2

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition

120Calories
9Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
60Sodium (mg)
7Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  January 21, 2013

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?

— says Gail
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