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Carrot Cake Bites

Carrot Cake Bites
Makes 24 desserts

Ingredients:
½ box frozen puffed pastry
1 jar Sakonnet Farm Carrot Cake Jam
Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows)

Directions: 1. Thaw one puffed pastry sheet according to directions on package, preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Roll out sheet on floured surface until aprox 12 inch square
3. With a sharp knife or pizza cutter, cut the sheets into approximately 2.5 inch x 2.5 inch squares. Press each square into a oiled mini muffin cavity.
4. Fill each muffin tin with aproz 1 tsp Carrot Cake Jam
5. Bake for aprox 15 minutes or until puffed pastry corners are browned.
6. Remove from oven and let cool.
7. Top with aprox 1 tsp cream cheese frosting

 

Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:
4 ounces unsalted butter, softened
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. With the mixer on low speed, add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until smooth and creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract.

Carrott Cake and Apple Pie Bites

The picture also shows little tarts made with our Apple Pie Jam. I topped it with whipped cream which did not hold up well at all. Maybe if you made your own whipped cream, or used cool whip, the end result might be prettier. They were still tasty!

I also had someone share with me that they used the Carrott Cake Jam on top of a cheesecake and that was very well recieved. The possibilities are endless! 🙂