Mini Cranberry Tarts

Cranberry-Tarts2 With the popularity of pumpkin and peppermint, cranberries aren't usually celebrated too much beyond that jelly-cyndrical stuff that comes out of a can on Thanksgiving.  But why is that?  I say, let's celebrate these tangy little jewels!  Their color and bright taste are perfect for the upcoming holidays.

Now, hopefully you don't still have any leftover cranberry sauce since November, but I do have a special dessert that features that sweet and vibrant dish...If you recall, it's tradition that I make my signature Vanilla- Citrus Cranberry for family holidays.  It is so tasty, that it's been requested for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.  And why not?  It is definitely a festive dish and that gorgeous color belongs on every Christmas dinner table...

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... So where were we?  Oh right, dessert.  Yes, I've taken that delicious cranberry sauce and turned it into a luscious tart filling.  With baby pie crusts and meringue topping, the cranberry makes for a perfect filling.  Knowing that Lemon Meringue Pie is a tried and trusted dish, I decided to swap out the tart lemon for cranberry with hopes of it being equally amazing.  Success!!  These Mini Cranberry Tarts are a two-bit wonder.  I don't know how all that flavor is packed into such a bitty dessert.  I promise they will be the hit of any dessert bar!

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You can find the Cranberry Filling recipe here.

For the full recipe and tart assembly, head over to Best Friends for Frosting

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