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Easy Blueberry Mini Tarts

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Mini Blueberry Tarts

Ingredients (yields 4 tarts)

Crust

    • 1C raw almonds or 1C almond meal
    • 2T butter, melted
    • 2T brown sugar
    • 1/4t salt

Filling

    • ~6T blueberry jam (homemade or store bought)
    • ~1C fresh blueberries

Method

    1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray tart pans with nonstick cooking spray.
    2. In a small food processor, process raw almonds into almond flour. Then add in brown sugar and salt and pulse. Place mixture into a medium sized bowl and pour in 2T melted butter.
    3. Using a fork, thoroughly mix together the crust ingredients.
    4. Separate crust mixture into four equal sections. Then, evenly pour ¼ of the mixture into a small tart pan and press firmly with a spoon or your fingers. Repeat x 3.
    5. Place tart pans on a cooking sheet and cover with tinfoil. Then, bake (covered) for 15 minutes.
    6. Uncover tart pans and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the crust begins to brown. Rotate pans every 5 minutes.
    7. Let the crusts cool for about 30 minutes. Then, evenly spread on about ~1 ½ T of blueberry jam (or any kind of jam).
    8. Finally, place blueberries on top of jam. Enjoy!

Nutrition per serving (1/2 tart): 154 calories, 8g fat, 18g carbs (2g fiber, 12g sugars), 3g protein

Gluten-free blueberry tarts

Also check out some of our favorite healthy tart recipes from around the blogosphere:

    1. Strawberry Rhubarb Tartlets
    2. Dark Chocolate Cherry Amaretto Tart
    3. Healthified Blueberry Lemon Tart
    4. Rustic Pear Tart
    5. Very Cherry Tart with Almond Crust
    6. White Chocolate Berry Tart

What is your favorite kind of Tart?

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