Cherry Cheesecake Tarts

Puff pastry shells are filled with a creamy whipped cheesecake mousse and topped with cherries and a delicate floral cherry syrup to a create a simple show stopping dessert.

Cherry Cheesecake Tarts

Course Dessert
Servings 6 tarts

Ingredients
  

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  • 1 package puff pastry shells Pepperidge Farms brand is vegan safe
  • 1 8 oz container vegan cream cheese made with WayFare brand
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1 package vegan whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup cherries for garnish

Cherry Bloom Syrup

  • 1 cup dark cherries, pitted fresh or frozen (thawed) will work
  • 1 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 Tbsp rose water or orange blossom water

Instructions
 

  • Prepare puff pastry shells according to package instructions. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl add all remaining ingredients except for whipped cream. Whisk until all ingredients are well combined and cream cheese is smooth. Add about half of the whipped cream and fold in gently until well incorporated. Chill in refrigerator of 15-30 minutes.
  • Portion cheesecake mousse into pastry shells. Each shell should hold 2-3 generous tablespoons of the mixture.
  • Add syrup ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Top with fresh cherries, drizzle with Cherry Bloom Syrup and serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

Notes

Learn more about Pepperidge Farms Pastry Shells HERE
Find where to purchase WayFare products near you HERE
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