Cheese Tarts


Serving Size:
1 tart

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 dozen paper cupcake liners
  • 2 dozen vanilla wafers
  • 1-1/2 cups apple pie filling


  1. Set out cream cheese to soften for 1 hour before making tarts.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  3. Blend cream cheese, eggs, sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat until smooth.
  4. Place cupcake liners in muffin pan. Put one vanilla wafer into each cupcake liner.
  5. Pour cream cheese mixture over vanilla wafer, about 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove tarts from oven and cool in the refrigerator.
  7. Immediately before serving top each tart with 1-1/2 tablespoons of fruit pie filling per tart.

Helpful hints

  • Suggested fruit pie fillings include cherry, blueberry, apple or strawberry.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 136

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 14 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 28 mg

Sodium 78 mg

Potassium 49 mg

Phosphorus 27 mg

Calcium 18 mg

Fiber 0.2 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1-1/2 fat
  • 1/2 high calorie 

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