Coconut Tassies

Coconut Tassies
Servings: 32 Prep 10 mins Bake 325°F 25 mins


Tart Shells:
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut up, chilled
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green cherries

Make It

1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.

Tart Shells:

2. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, rind and salt. With pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbs form; stir in yolks until blended. Work with hands to form ball. For each tassie, roll rounded teaspoon dough into a ball; press in bottom and up sides of 1-3/4-inch muffin tin.


3. In large bowl, with fork beat egg whites slightly; stir in cornstarch, lime juice and condensed milk until blended. Stir in coconut and cherries. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon into each prepared tart shell.

4. Bake in 325 degrees F oven 25 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on rack 10 minutes; gently remove from pans to rack. Cool.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 32; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 112, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 24, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 15, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 63, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.