New Year's Eve Party Ideas: Mini Puff Pastry Tarts Appetizer with Feta & Caramelized Onions

Look at those cutie pies. Don’t you just love mini-foods? They are a great New Year’s party idea: not only are they cute, they are fun to prepare and present. They are perfect for a party as you can grab them, pop them in your mouth and move on to the next conversation.

Which is why I am serving them at our New Year’s Eve party…

The most time consuming part of this recipe is caramelizing the onions. I am going to link you to a great how-to and let me tell you, go ahead make a big batch and then use them whenever possible. From burger topping, topping on baked brie to tossing them on a salad, you will be glad you made them.

The caramelized onions will add a lively sweetness to this appetizer.

2 boxes/30 count frozen mini phyllo shells
1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced and cut in half
4 oz. reduced fat cream cheese, softened at room temperature
4 oz. feta cheese

1. Start caramelizing the onions.

2. While the onions are caramelizing, mix the cream cheese and feta in a bowl until well blended.

3. When the onions are done caramelizing, place them on a plate or bowl to cool lightly and preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

4. Remove the phyllo shells from the freezer, scoop a scant teaspoon of the cheese mixture into each tart, top with a half-teaspoon or so of the onions. Bake for 8-10 minutes and serve.

The hostess with the mostess would probably be serving a banana-cranberry cheesecake for dessert at their New Year’s Eve Party

Article Posted 5 years Ago
share this article
facebook twitter tumblr pinterest
See Comments
what do you think?
share this article
facebook twitter tumblr pinterest
See Comments
what do you think?
what do you think?
close comments
Subscribe to the
Welcome to
Sign Out
Follow us on