PEACH TARTLETS

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Tarts are special treats that show off summer fruits so sweetly. The pastry is rich, tender and crunchy, almost like a cookie. I use it for every type of tart I can think of. -Leanne Wheless, Borger, Texas

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Desserts

Time 45m

Yield 8 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 14

3-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup cold butter, cubed
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold water
2 egg yolks
FILLING:
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Dash salt
1 cup water
1 can (29 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Whipped cream, optional

Steps:

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water and egg yolks; stir until dough forms a ball. , Divide into eight portions; press onto the bottom and up the sides of eight 4-in. tart pans. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks., For filling, in a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in peaches and lemon juice., Spoon into tart shells. Chill until serving. Garnish with whipped cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 557 calories, Fat 24g fat (15g saturated fat), Cholesterol 111mg cholesterol, Sodium 336mg sodium, Carbohydrate 78g carbohydrate (37g sugars, Fiber 2g fiber), Protein 6g protein.

Top Asked Questions

How do you make a peach tart in the oven?
1 Preheat oven to 375°. Cream butter, sugar and nutmeg until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. ... 2 Place on a baking sheet. ... 3 In a large bowl, toss peaches with sugar, flour, cinnamon and extract; add to crust. ... 4 Bake tart on a lower oven rack until crust is golden brown and peaches are tender, 40-45 minutes. ...
What are peach tartlets?
These peach tartlets are a real treat! We used a pre-made puff pastry so it doesn’t get any easier! These peach pastries taste amazing and sure look like you spent some time making them. Really they come together so quickly (that can be our little secret ;)). The ingredients are simple and you can use drained canned peaches when not in season.
How do you make a peach pie crust?
Beat 1 egg in a small bowl and set aside. Slice peaches into 1/3" thick slices and place in a medium mixing bowl. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp sugar, 1 Tbsp flour, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp vanilla and gently fold together with a spatula. Layer 3 to 4 peach slices over the center of each pastry square.
How do you bake apricot tartlets?
Thin remaining apricot preserves with 2 teaspoons hot water in a small bowl to make a glaze. Spoon some of the glaze over each baked tartlet. Return to the oven and bake until tartlets are golden brown, about 2 minute more. Repeat with second baking sheet. Cool tartlets on a wire rack before serving, about 10 minutes.

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