Cheese and Chive Mini Tartlets

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Perfect little bites to share at Christmas and New Year πŸ™‚

Remember to wash your hands thoroughly!

Serves: 6


  • 1 packet shortcrust pastryChristmas - Cheese and Chive Mini Tartlets - Perfect for a lunch box or finger food. Easy for children to help make too. :-)
  • A sprinkling of flour
  • 100g grated cheddar
  • 120ml creme fraiche
  • Handful fresh chives
  • Butter for greasing tin

You will also need:

  • Apron
  • Round tart cutter
  • Mini tart tin
  • Plastic bowl
  • Tablespoon or other for mixing
  • Pair of children’s scissors
  • Teaspoon


  1. Grease the tin using butter.
    Christmas - Cheese and Chive Mini Tartlets - Perfect for a lunch box or finger food. Easy for children to help make too. :-)
  2. Roll out sheet of pastry on a floured surface.
  3. Cut out using a round cutter and place into the tart tin.
  4. Wash and snip the fresh chives into the bowl, saving a few for decoration later.
  5. Add in the cheese and creme fraiche and mix together.
  6. Spoon theΒ mixture onto each piece of pastry using a teaspoon.
  7. Bake at 200Β°C for 10 – 15 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with the remaining chives.

These can be shared around as little bites at Christmas πŸ™‚

Parents – If you try this recipe with your child, I’d love to hear from you. Tweet meΒ a photo, share it on the Handy Herbs Facebook pageΒ or pin it to your recipe board!



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43 thoughts on “Cheese and Chive Mini Tartlets

  1. Aww… Live the photos when he is trying to stir I’m the mixture. So cute! What a great way to encourage kids cooking at a very early stages! Thank you again for linking up with me. Xx #FabFridayPost

  2. Aww, these little tartlets remind me of my Grandma, although hers were firmly in the sweet category (lemon curd or jam I think!) – I wonder if Reuben would like them…I think we should give ’em a try! Thanks for linking up for my last list! xxx #TheList

  3. These look delicious! I think we might need to put them on our Christmas cooking list, I’m sure the boys would love them and an interesting change from volouvents (?).
    Thanks so much for linking up to #howtosunday πŸ™‚ x

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