Pumpkin White Chocolate Tarts

pumpkin white chocolate tarts

A new year is on its way and one of my favorite things about New Year’s is food. There are no real “holiday requirements” besides watching the Mummer’s Parade. There is, however, food and lots of it. I love making food (DUH, right?), and appetizers star our annual New Year’s Eve party. This year I am making these yummy Pumpkin White Chocolate Tarts.

I am not a huge fan of white chocolate but I knew when it came to pumpkin, white chocolate would be just perfect. I was right. The Pumpkin White Chocolate filling for these tarts almost didn’t make it into the crust.  I went through about 4 spoons because I kept tasting it and, of course, double dipping is off limits. The pumpkin and white chocolate filling is light and mousse like, perfectly pairing with the buttery flaky sweet crust.

You can make these with the crust recipe included, use pre-made tarts, or serve alone for a gluten-free dessert. Rather than mixing the pumpkin and cream together you could layer the two for a different look.  Whatever you do, make sure you ring in the New Year with this delicious Pumpkin White Chocolate Tart.

Pumpkin White Chocolate Tarts
Rich pumpkin and creamy smooth white chocolate blend together for a beautiful light filling in this buttery crust tart like dessert. ~realthekitchenandbeyond.com~
  • 1.5 cups pumpkin puree - canned or homemade
  • ¼ cup sugar (raw or light brown)
  • 4 ounces white chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350.
Can buy pre-made tarts or serve without crust. Layer with whipped cream for a pretty gluten-free dessert.

pumpkin white chocolate tarts

This is just one recipe for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Party menu! We’ve got your whole plan set for you! Here’s the complete list of recipes and ideas to make your party amazing:

Amazing Appetizers:

NYE Steak Bites: Cindy from Whatever Works
Baked Brie: Erica from No Sleep Til College
Antipasta Bars: Lindsay from Naughty Mommy
Sausage and Cheese Crescents: Lauryn from A Vintage Mom
Brown Sugar Sausages: Carrie from Chockababy

The Perfect Sweet:

Pumpkin White Chocolate Tarts: Heather from Real: The Kitchen and Beyond

Memorable Activity for Kids:

New Year’s Eve Ideas for Kids: Barb from A Life in Balance

Check out the whole party plan and let me know what you’ve got planned for the New Year!


Heather McCurdy writes at Real: The Kitchen and Beyond, where she provides easy, affordable recipes for busy families, allowing women to embrace the budget and spend more time with their families without the guilt of needing perfection.

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