Miniature Cheese Tarts

Miniature Cheese Tarts

2 cups coarsely grated Gruyere or Jarlsberg cheese
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2teaspoon paprika
Ground white pepper, to taste
45 small phyllo dough tart cups
Heat the oven to 350 F.

In a large bowl, combine the cheese, eggs and cream. Mix in the mustard,
paprika and pepper.

Arrange the phyllo tart cups on a rimmed baking sheet. Use a small spoon to
fill each three-quarters full with the cheese mixture. Bake until the
mixture is golden brown and set at the center, about 20 minutes.

The tarts can be served warm or room temperature. They also can be cooled, placed in zip-close plastic bags and frozen. Reheat at 350 F for about 12 minutes.

Start to finish: 30 minutes (10 minutes active)

Makes 45 tarts