Key Lime Tarts
- 24 Mini Nilla Wafers
- 8 oz. cream cheese softened
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons Key Lime juice
- 1 teaspoon Key Lime zest
- Cool Whip and additional Key Lime zest for garnish
Preheat oven to 350.
Place 24 mini foil cupcake liners in mini-muffin tins.
Place 1 cookie in the bottom of each cup, flat side down.
Beat together cream cheese, egg, sugar, Key Lime juice and Key Lime zest until smooth.
Fill each muffin cup 3/4 full.
Bake 10 minutes (do not over bake or they will crack!)
Cool completely and then remove from tins.
Store in refrigerator.
Garnish each tart with a dollop of Cool Whip and Key Lime Zest just before serving.
recipe adapted from Paula Dean
Love these! Thanks for sharing!
The are perfect for a summer bridal shower or ladies brunch!
Wow, this look deliscious! Great for out at the pool.
If you get a chance to make them, please come back and rate the recipe.
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These sound good (and easy!). I think I might take them to the end-of-the-semester pot luck next Monday.
Question: Do you think regular limes will work? I know there isn’t anything like key limes but I’m not sure my local markets carry them.
Regular limes will be fine! Enjoy!!!