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Beefy Eyeball Tarts

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This fun recipe for Beefy Eyeball Tarts do look amazingly like eyeballs, and they are delicious.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Makes 24


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 2-3 Tbsp. milk
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 24 cooked frozen meatballs, thawed
  • 1/3 cup processed cheese spread
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 24 small slices mozzarella cheese
  • sliced pitted ripe or green olives


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. For cream cheese pastry, combine butter and cream cheese until well mixed and beat in milk. Add flour and salt, mix well and shape into a ball. Chill at least 2 hours. Using about 1 tablespoon of dough, form into a small ball and press into miniature muffin cups to line the bottom and sides. Bake at 425 degrees 4-6 minutes until light golden brown. Cool. Makes about 24.

Combine cheese spread and cheddar cheese in a small bowl. Spoon a small amount of this mixture in the baked tart shells. Top each with a thawed meatball. Bake at 350 degrees 15 minutes until heated. Top each meatball with a piece of mozzarella cheese and place a ripe olive slice on the cheese to create the eye. The cheese will melt and help hold the olive on the tarts.

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 5 out of 5
LOVE it, Guest hippy568

the only thing i do to make it more spooky is take some red food coloring to make the little veins in eyes... other than that its perfect. have used this last 3 holloweens

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