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Almond Tartlettes

These are fun little tartlettes that will add pizzaz to your Christmas cookie tins. Almonds are a great blank canvas.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond tarlette recipe, almond tartlettes
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 282 kcal
Author Janet Barton



  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted preferred
  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup flour



For the crust:

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Add egg yolk and flour.  Blend until the dough forms a ball.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. Lightly butter or spray tart tins and place on a baking sheet.  Press a walnut size piece of refrigerated dough into each tin.  Set aside.

For the filling:

  1. Beat sugar and butter until smooth. Beat in eggs and almond extract.  Add almond flour. Drop 1 tablespoon of filling into each tart.  Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 20-23 minutes or until golden. Makes 12 tarts.  Store in a tin in a cool place.

Nutrition Facts
Almond Tartlettes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 21mg1%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 455IU9%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.