Bake up a batch of these Mini Blueberry Heart Tarts for your loved ones this Valentine's Day. Each mini blueberry pie topped with a sugar-coated heart-shaped pie crust looks as fun as it tastes.
These sweet Mini Blueberry Heart Tarts will take you less than 30 minutes to create for your sweethearts this Valentine's Day and only require a few ingredients. Don't ya just love that?
I love when I can create a dessert that looks festive, tastes great, and requires very little effort.
The idea for this recipe came about the day I opened a box sent to me by Lucky Leaf which included a few cans of their pie filling, a muffin tin, cupcake wrappers, and some recipes. One of the recipes was for Baby Blueberry Pies topped with a lattice crust. They looked so cute and would be a great dessert for any day, but I wanted to transform the pies into a Valentines Day edible craft, which was so easy.
Using store-bought pie dough and Lucky Leaf Blueberry Pie Filling, these little tarts took minutes to make. While the tarts were baking, I cut hearts from the scraps of dough, topped them with sparkly colored sugar then baked them separately. Once baked I topped the tarts with the hearts and they were ready to serve.
Just a note: I tried baking the hearts directly on the tarts and by the time the bottom crusts were browned, the heart had not baked through, so I don't recommend doing it that way.
Mini Blueberry Heart Tarts (makes 9)
flour to dust cutting board
1 refrigerated pie dough, thawed according to package instructions
1 can Lucky Leaf Blueberry Pie Filling (you'll use 9 tablespoons)
colored crystal sugar
milk or egg white (about a teaspoon)
1- 3 inch round cookie cutter
2 - 6 cavity muffin tins or 1 - 12 cavity muffin tin
1 small heart-shaped cookie cutter
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dust your cutting board lightly with flour. Unroll your pie dough on the cutting board. Roll out dough slightly. Cut out 9 circles using a round cookie cutter.
Press the rounds into the cavities of your muffin tins. Spoon a tablespoon of the Lucky Leaf Blueberry Pie filling into each crust. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the crust is golden brown.
Cut 9 hearts out of the remaining pie dough, re-rolling as needed. Brush tops of the hearts with milk. Sprinkle colored sugar over top. Set on a baking sheet and bake for 6-8 minutes until golden brown around the edges.
Remove the mini blueberry pies from the muffin tin and top each pie with a heart. Serve the pies hot or cold.
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I LOVE cherry pie filling but have not found one yet I don't enjoy. This is a great treat, thank you so much for your great ideas. 😉
I love pie, almost all flavors, apple, cherry, pumpkin, mixed berry, blueberry etc......a la mode!!!!!
These really look great - blueberry is my favorite fruit in the world, but apple is my favorite pie!
Blueberry peach pie is my favorite. I like fun combos like that one, or cranberry pear is a great winter one.
i love apple pie filling
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My favorite pie flavor gotta be apple.
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Mine is apple and cherry...yes i have two!
I love apple pie!
I love...all pies. Really. I have not met one that I don't like. I especially enjoy bumbleberry, cherry custard, or key lime, though (:
I love sour cherry pies the best!
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Lemon Meringue,with brown sugar merinuge.
Chocolate when I was little, pumpkin as i was maturing and now that I have grown up and out, lemon pie. But, my Husband and I have a silly
thing we do around the Holidays or the Superbowl. We buy a Claim Jumper frozen pie and eat it frozen. Its so good, but wait and hour befor cutting or you will brake you knife and teeth. P.S. I will deny that I ate a pie I didn't bake from scratch. lol Trish Butler
These look so easy & delicious!!! My favorite pie filling is definately BLUEBERRY!
Blueberry pie filling is my favorite!
I LOVE apple pie!
I love cherry pie
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Good morning! 🙂 Thanks for another great giveaway!
My favorite flavor of pie. Hmmmm. Lemon meringue? Cherry? Apple, heavy on the cinnamon? 😀 I like a little bite in the flavor, but I think those are my top three. It varies with my mood, of course! 😀
Hey 🙂 Thx for this wonderfoul recipe! My favorite filling is a mixture of raspberries, currants and cherries. Thats the filling i use for my "Linzer Torte" too. Nice variation to the classic filling, which is only currants..
These cupcakes look super cute and delicious! Great idea!
I just descovered your blog and browsed through some of your recipes, they all look scrumptious!
I really enjoy reading your posts 🙂 you have a new follower!