Herbed Goat Cheese Tartlets

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Sam Jones/Quinn Brein
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30 pieces
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Herbed Goat Cheese Tartlets

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You can make this quick and easy appetizer even when you are short on time. The flavor is entirely in your hands as there are a plethora of goat cheeses available. We especially like garlic and chive-flavored Monterey chevre in this tart. You and your guests will enjoy the rich cheese and herb flavor accompanied by a pleasant crunch from the pastry shell.

Ingredients
1-1/2 cups soft herbed goat cheese
2 large eggs
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
30 prebaked phyllo or puff pastry shells, thawed
Instructions

Preheat oven to 400°. Whisk together cheese and eggs. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange pastry shells on a baking sheet and place a heaping teaspoon of cheese filling into each cup. Bake until puffed and golden, about 15 minutes. To brown the tops further, place under the broiler 1 to 2 minutes, but watch carefully to prevent burning.

Serve hot, while still puffed (they will deflate a bit, but are also delicious cold). Garnish with fresh chopped herbs.

Garnish

Ingredients
chopped fresh chives, thyme, or parsley