Shortbread Tarts with Chocolate Filling Recipe

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Ryan Rhodes Modified: April 22, 2022
Shortbread Tarts with Chocolate Filling Recipe

How To Make Shortbread Tarts with Chocolate Filling

Shortbread tarts are cute bite-sized desserts filled with a luscious chocolate filling, and topped with crunchy pecans and rich flaked coconut!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • cupsall purpose flour
  • ¾cupunsalted butter,softened
  • cuppowdered sugar
  • cupsemisweet chocolate chips
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • ½cupdark corn syrup
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 2eggs
  • 1cupcoconut,flaked
  • ¼cuppecans,chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix the flour, ¾ cup butter, and powdered sugar together to form pastry.

  3. Press about 1 teaspoon of pastry firmly against the bottoms and sides of 48 ungreased mini muffin cups. Do not extend pastry over the rims. Refrigerate while making the filling.

  4. Heat the chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of butter in a 1-quart saucepan over low heat until melted. Remove from heat; stir in corn syrup and white sugar. Beat in eggs until filling is smooth.

  5. Fill each tart shell ¾ full with chocolate filling, about 1 teaspoon. Sprinkle coconut and pecans on top.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until filling is mostly set and pastry is golden.

  7. Lift out tarts with the tip of a knife; cool on a wire rack.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 95.64kcal
  • Fat: 5.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.91g
  • Fiber: 0.50g
  • Sugar: 7.00g
  • Protein: 1.07g
  • Cholesterol: 15.56mg
  • Sodium: 9.05mg
  • Calcium: 4.88mg
  • Potassium: 28.11mg
  • Iron: 0.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 31.19µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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