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Gluten Free Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts

Zesty, creamy, cherry lime filling is added to gluten free tart crusts & topped with maraschino cherries in this recipe for Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts!

Cherry Limeade Mini Pies

Inspired by Summer Desserts and my favorite Sonic drink from childhood, I created these delicious Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts filled with zesty, creamy cherry lime filling and topped with fresh lime zest and maraschino cherries!

Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts

I made this dessert gluten free by creating a gluten free tart dough made with Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour blend.

The result was a super cute, super delicious treat, perfect for the summer BBQ I took them to yesterday!

Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts Ingredients

Mini Cherry Limemade Tarts Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter (quartered)
  • 1/2 cup ice cold water
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 6 oz black cherry greek yogurt
  • 3 limes (2 zested & juiced – 1 reserved)
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 24 maraschino cherries

Mini Cherry Limemade Tarts Instructions

Prepare the tart dough by combining the flour and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

Add the butter and mix into a coarse crumble then add the water and mix until a firm ball of dough forms.

If it’s too sticky, add more flour, not sticky enough? Add more water!

Gluten Free Tart Dough

Place the dough on a piece of plastic wrap, flatten into a disk shape, wrap the dough and place it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Gluten Free Pie Dough

While the dough chills in the refrigerator, preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare the filling.

Begin by adding the cream cheese, yogurt, zest and juice of 2 limes to a large bowl.

Cherry Limeade Tart Recipe

Next add the maraschino cherry juice from the jar and powdered sugar, then use a hand mixer to whip it all together.

Cherry Limeade Tart Recipe

Place the mixture into the refrigerator and remove the dough.

Cut the dough into 24 mini tarts using a 3″ pastry cutter.

Gluten Free Mini Tarts

Place into a mini tart pan or mini muffin pan.

Gluten Free Mini Pie Recipe

Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and fill with the delicious, creamy Cherry Limeade filling.

Top with zest from the one remaining lime and a maraschino cherry for each mini tart!

Cherry Limeade Mini Pies

Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Cherry Limeade Mini Pies

Cherry Limeade Mini Pies
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Gluten Free Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts

Zesty, creamy, cherry lime filling is added to gluten free tart crusts & topped with maraschino cherries in this recipe for Mini Cherry Limeade Tarts!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 24 mini tarts
Calories 117 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Premium Gold Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter quartered
  • 1/2 cup ice cold water
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 6 oz black cherry greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tsp lime zest divided
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 24 maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Prepare the tart dough by combining the flour and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the butter and mix into a coarse crumble then add the water and mix until a firm ball of dough forms.
  3. Place the dough on a piece of plastic wrap, flatten into a disk shape, wrap the dough and place it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  4. While the dough chills in the refrigerator, preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare the filling.

  5. Add the cream cheese, yogurt, lime juice and 2 tsp lime zest to a large bowl.

  6. Add the maraschino cherry juice from the jar and powdered sugar, then use an electric hand mixer to whip it all together.

  7. Place the mixture into the refrigerator and remove the dough.
  8. Cut the dough into 24 mini tarts using a 3" pastry cutter.

  9. Place into a mini tart pan or mini muffin pan.

  10. Bake for 12 minutes.
  11. Remove from the oven and fill with the delicious, creamy cherry limeade filling.

  12. Top with the remaining 1 tsp lime zest and a maraschino cherry for each mini tart.

  13. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.