fresh berry phyllo tarts

For a festive and celebratory 4th of July dessert, try these fresh berry phyllo tarts. Mini phyllo shells are filled with a blend of cream cheese and honey, and topped with fresh berries for the perfect bite!

Fresh Berry Phyllo Tarts

Simple and delicious, these tarts can be made with any berry you like, and if you buy the phyllo shells in advance, you can easily assemble them for a last-minute event. Bonus – this recipe only involves 5 minutes of baking time, which is ideal on a hot day!

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Fresh Berry Phyllo Tarts

Fresh Berry Phyllo Tarts

  • Author: Laura | Tutti Dolci
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 45 mini tarts
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Fresh berry phyllo tarts filled with sweetened cream cheese and topped with fresh berries! Simple and delicious, these are the perfect bites!


3 packages mini phyllo shells (such as Athens)
4 sheets honey graham crackers
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
2 tsp sugar
4 Tbsp honey
8 oz reduced-free cream cheese, softened
1 pint fresh berries


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and place phyllo shells on a baking sheet; bake for 5 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. Pulse graham crackers in a food processor until crumbly, then combine with melted butter and sugar in a small bowl. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon crumb mixture into each prepared shell.
  3. Combine honey and cream cheese in a food processor; process until smooth. Spoon 1 teaspoon cheese mixture into each shell and top with fresh berries. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over tops of tarts.
  4. Store leftover tarts in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 days.

Keywords: Phyllo, Berry

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