Blue Cheese Pecan Surprise

This is the Blue Cheese Pecan Surprise recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 36 tarts
blue cheese pecan surprise

Ingredients

  • 36 2-inch (5 cm) unbaked mini tart shells
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) Canadian Blue cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pecans toasted and chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • of pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) red pepper jelly

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450 °F (230 °C).

Place tart shells on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle Canadian Blue cheese and pecans evenly into shells. Set aside. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Pour evenly into shells, almost to top.

Bake for about 15 minutes or until filling is puffed and pastry is browned. Top each tart with a tiny dollop of red pepper jelly and serve. Tarts can be refrigerated overnight or frozen for up to two months. Thawed tarts can be re-heated at 375 °F (190 °C) for about 5 minutes

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 136 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 0.4 g
Sodium: 77 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 1 % / 15 mg
Folate: 7 %
Thiamin: 6 %
Riboflavin: 5 %
Iron: 4 %