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Summertime brings kiwi’s and my kids love them. My 5 year old calls them the hairy fruit! I had these Kiwi Tarts with a mixture of other fruit tarts, at a picnic one time, and LOVED them. I recreated them and have been in love with them ever since! This kiwi tart recipe is super easy and customizable!
The Most Addicting Kiwi Tart Recipe
Kiwi is such a fun fruit! Packed with vitamins, it’s also a welcoming boost of green to your next party spread. With these lightly sweetened pastry tarts and cream mixture, guests will not be able to pass up these tasty finger desserts.
To make these tarts you will need a mini muffin pan and I highly recommend a silicone mini muffin pan as they are easier to clean and make the muffins come out better!
If you are a kiwi fan make sure to check out our fun summer Kiwi Fruit Popsicles as well. My kids love them and they are much healthier than store-bought! They are the perfect way to cool off in the summer!
Basic Tart Recipe:
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons sugar
Preheat oven to 450F
Beat cream cheese, butter, and sugar until smooth. Add flour and mix until dough forms. Cover and chill one hour, or overnight.
Shape dough into 1″ balls and place in an ungreased mini muffin pan. Using a tart shaper dipped in flour, press into tart shape.
Pierce bottom of the tart with a fork and bake 10-12 minutes. Cool completely.
8 ounces / 1 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
2 kiwi, peeled and thinly sliced – cut in half and then slice and cut each slice into fourths.
Whisk heavy whipping cream and sugar in a mixer for about 2 minutes or until stiff. Spoon filling into prepared tarts and top with kiwi.
Refrigerate before serving. Makes 20 tarts.
You can easily change up the fruit in these! What Fruit would you use? MY kid will have my head if I made anything but this kiwi tart recipe.
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