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Reindeer Cherry Cheesecake Tarts

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12 servings, 1 tart (105 g) each

Celebrate Christmas with our festive Reindeer Cherry Cheesecake Tarts. They taste as good as they look and these mini tarts are deceptively simple to make - just what you want out of a festive dessert recipe!

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  • Add enough water to reserved cherry juice to measure 1/2 cup; pour into medium saucepan. Add 1/2 cup sugar, dry jelly powder and corn starch; mix well. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally; cook and stir 2 min. Cool 20 min.
  • Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in 1/4 cup Cool Whip; spread onto bottoms of pie crusts. Top with sweet cherries and jelly glaze. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  • Meanwhile, cover baking sheet with parchment. Use fork to dip pretzels, 1 at a time, into chocolate; holding pretzel over bowl, gently shake off excess chocolate. Place on prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate 15 min. or until ready to use.
  • Decorate tops of tarts with pretzels and remaining ingredients to resemble reindeer as shown in photo.


If preparing with large cherries, cut them in half before using as directed.

Storing Cream Cheese Desserts

Desserts containing cream cheese, whether baked or unbaked, should be covered and stored in the refrigerator. Use within 5 days.

How to Soften Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.


  • 12 servings, 1 tart (105 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1 tart (105 g) each
Calories 310
% Daily Value
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 32g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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