Mini Sweet Potato Tarts

Mini Sweet Potato Tarts

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 151.0
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.7 mg
  • Sodium: 221.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Introduction

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.
Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    8 oz phyllo dough, thawed
    2 c sweet potato, steamed or roasted, flesh only
    1/2 c dark brown sugar
    1/2 t salt
    1/2 t pumpkin pie spice mix, plus additional 1/2 t for dusting
    1/4 c low-fat evaporated milk
    1 t vanilla
    1/2 c egg substitute or 2 egg whites
    1/2 c fat free whipped topping

Tips

To boost the fiber, you can look for whole-wheat phyllo dough, which is available in the healthy food freezer section of many grocery stores.


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Remove phyllo dough from packaging. Slice into 1 inch strips, then cut each strip into 2 inch segments. Using 3 layers at a time, fill the cups, spraying cooking spray between each layer. Repeat process three times. Remove skin from sweet potatoes and allow to cool to room temperature. Place sweet potatoes, sugar, spice mix, milk, and vanilla in the bowl of a food processor. Blend until smooth. Add eggs and blend just to incorporate. Fill cups to the top of the muffin pan. Bake 18-20 minutes, until custard is set and pastry starts to brown. Once cooled, top with 1 teaspoon of fat-free whipped topping and a dusting of pumpkin pie spice mix.
Makes 12 servings (two tarts per serving).

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  • Incredible!
    36 of 37 people found this review helpful
    I made these in 12 regular muffin tins. I thought that would mean you could only have one, but I used 1/4 c splenda brown sugar, added cinnamon and nutmeg and a little less of the phyllo and mine came out to be 107.8 calories! It could stand less and still be sweet! Wonderful!! - 7/30/10

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  • 22 of 41 people found this review helpful
    Interesting picture... certainly does NOT show phyllo dough, although now it does show mini's (didn't back on 11/10/12 when it first came out).. it's a mini pie with a crust! How difficult is it to put a picture that actually represents the item that was made? - 11/10/12

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  • 17 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Splenda makes a brown sugar sub. could help with calorie content? - 11/10/09

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  • Very Good
    16 of 21 people found this review helpful
    I make a sweet Potato Caserole. Same as pie but without the crust. Saves lots of calories. I like the egg beaters and will use that this time. Is there a brown sugar substitue that could be used? - 11/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 15 people found this review helpful
    IT WAS A CHALLENGE TO USE THE PHYLLO DOUGH AT FIRST, BUT IT GOT EASIER AS I WENT ALONG. THE FINISHED PRODUCT WAS EXCELLENT! I WILL MAKE THIS OFTEN AND WILL ALSO TRY THE APPLE VERSION:) THANK YOU FOR THIS GREAT RECIPE! - 11/27/09

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  • 10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good. I have seen frozen phyllo cups at the store that would make it much easier to do and they would make a great appetizer. - 4/10/11

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Although making this in casserole form might be lower in calories, these work better for me because the nutrition information is already figured out for each portion. I have a tendency to serve bigger portions when eating casserole style. This fits right in with my meal planning. Thank You! - 10/1/10

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  • 10 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I made these previously, from the recipe in my Betty Crocker subscription. It had the same plate as this picture. - 11/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    these are wonderful! My husband loves them with the phyllo dough instead of pie crust. - 11/25/09

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  • Good
    8 of 17 people found this review helpful
    Not very satisfying, how about a recipe for crustless pumpkin pie custards, made with fat-free condensed milk and egg beaters? - 11/10/09

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  • Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Nice to find a low cal pie recipe. Sweet Potato is one of my families favorites. - 11/24/09

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  • 4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This sounds just like what I'm looking for to seve at Thanksgiving!
    - 11/10/09

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  • 3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I am always looking for treats when I am in the building phase. This is perfect. My make "me" snacks, then snacks for my guests. I will use this recipe as a guide for my Sweet Potato Pie Tarts. - 11/25/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can I freeze them? I want to make these but can only eat one at a time! Even with my daughters eating one a day - that's a lot of temptation sitting around! Help? - 1/18/10

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Almost a day's worth of carbs: but worth it! - 11/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is so good! The phyllo dough is so light and the sweet potato is so creamy it is hard just to have one :) - 11/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    WOW totally Awesome Thank you - 11/24/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sweet Potatoes were .25/lb at Walmart yesterday! I put one in the toaster oven for my breakfast on this chilly morning. Think I will do the same as the squash & batch cook to freeze.
    They are sweet enough for me, but Splenda's brown sugar could be a substitute.
    - 11/18/09

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have 2 bags of frozen sweet potatoes, do you think I could use those? - 11/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    an elegant touch to a holiday meal. - 11/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is delicious. I didn't use the phyllo dough and just made it inside of cupcake papers in my cupcake pan. Easier on the calories and in cleaning the pan too! - 11/10/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I luv this recipe, it sounds just perfect. - 11/17/12

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try these, I often make "Pumpkin Pie" in my glass pyrex baking dish without the crust and it's wonderful! Same recipe as regular pumpkin pie with egg beaters and bake it just a few minutes less. Very good alternative for the holidays. - 10/27/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Phylo dough is a great idea. I have to try this recipe. - 12/9/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    IT IS THE ONLY WAY I LIKE SWEET POTATOES! IT IS TERRIFIC! - 11/25/09

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Just a great treat - 11/25/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I've been looking for a guilt free dessert. - 11/24/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love sweet potato dishes! I hate those with too strong spice flavor, I think I shall try this, sounds simple, I will made adjustments to suit our needs. Thanks! - 11/24/09

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  • Yummy looking - 10/20/19

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  • Great recipe - 10/1/19

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  • Incredible!
    YUMMY - 12/3/18

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  • Incredible!
    Okay I did make a few substitutions or eliminations...i never put milk or eggs in my sweet potato pies. I did add adzuki beans and butter.The phyllo dough was a nice change. Thanks. - 11/27/18

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  • Yum! - 11/21/18

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  • Good
    good - 11/17/18

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  • yummy... - 11/13/18

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  • tasty - 11/12/18

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  • Seems delicious - 11/11/18

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  • Incredible!
    I baked mine without the dough and used stevia. - 11/10/18

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  • I used brown sugar splenda and it worked fine. Don't forget 1/2 c. of real brown sugar = 1/4 cup of Brown sugar Splenda. - 11/10/18

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  • Great timing...will make these for grandkids - 11/10/18

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  • Very Good
    Have to agree that I cut down on the amt. of the phyllo and sugars. Nice treat! - 11/10/18

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  • Simple and tasty.....two of my favorite parts of a recipe - 11/10/18

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  • A favorite flavor of mine - 11/10/18

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  • Haven't tried them yet but thought I could freeze extras for future treats. Will make them next week. - 11/10/18

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  • Delicious little pies! - 11/10/18

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  • I love these for Thanksgiving!!! - 11/4/18

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  • No added sugar necessary - 10/28/18

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  • love sweet potatoes - 10/27/18

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  • Incredible!
    So delicious! - 10/24/18

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  • Sound like a delicious little tart. I'm sure it will be tasty. Looking forward to make them. Thanks for sharing. - 10/18/18

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  • Love sweet potato pie. These sound close. - 5/15/18

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  • Thanks for sharing this recipe - 5/3/18

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  • the crust pictured is not with phyllo... - 12/25/17

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  • Good
    too many carbs for one dessert or snack. - 11/11/17

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  • Yum. - 11/11/17

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  • yummy - 11/10/17

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  • This looks delicious! - 11/10/17

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  • We enjoy these during the holiday season. - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
    These are super good and everyone just loved them. - 11/10/17

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  • I have never worked with phyllo dough but I will give these a try. I will be using Splenda brown sugar so that will cut calories. They look yummy. - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
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    - 11/10/17

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  • NICE - 11/10/17

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  • Will try these on Thanksgiving. They look good! - 11/10/17

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  • yummy - 11/10/17

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  • Very Good
    So yummy - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
    Yummy! - 11/10/17

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  • Was a bit difficult to make but was worth the effort. My son thought it was pumpkin instead of sweet potato pie! - 11/10/17

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  • Very Good
    not that easy to make but tastes good. - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
    These mini sweet potato tarts are a hit for Thanksgiving and Christmas! Yummy! - 11/10/17

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  • That isn't phyllo in the photo. - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
    I love making knees many sweet potato tarts for Thanksgiving and Christmas! They are a big hit! - 11/10/17

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  • Take the recipe for an already light item and lighten it up further. OK - 11/10/17

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  • Perfect for the season. - 11/10/17

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  • O.K.
    So much work for tiny little things! If you only eat this once a year, every dietitian will tell you to just eat a piece of real pie, and let it go! Average people donít have time for this. Not worth the effort. - 11/10/17

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  • I love sweet potatoes and these are amazing. - 11/10/17

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  • these are so good but I love sweet potato pie also so this was the best to me - 11/10/17

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  • Incredible!
    Love these!! - 11/10/17

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  • very good - 11/10/17

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  • Perfect for entertaining and delicious. - 11/10/17

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  • Love it - 11/10/17

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  • Very Good
    Thanks for sharing - 11/8/17

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  • Very Good
    Love sweet potatoes - 11/6/17

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  • Absolutely - 11/2/17

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  • Will try. - 11/2/17

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  • delicious - 10/16/17

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  • Good - 10/9/17

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  • Sweet treats - 10/4/17

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  • O.K.
    like other said, loose the phyloo dough and you save a lot of calories....
    I have a better recipe so I wont make this again
    - 10/4/17

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  • Incredible!
    awesome - 10/4/17

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  • Incredible!
    Love pumpkin ! - 5/22/17

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  • Once again, the picture doesn't match the recipe! That is not phyllo dough in the picture!
    - 11/10/15

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  • Incredible!
    Ended up with too much filling, so I will cut back on some ingredients, especially the sweet potatoes. Easier if you can find already cut up ones! Great taste and quite the hit at my party! No one opted for the whipped cream either! Very good! - 12/24/14

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  • Good
    I made it today using the Mini graham cracker pie crusts (100 cal per crust) used cinnamon, all spice and boiled the potatoes. Very good - 1/1/14

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  • Going to try this for thanksgiving. - 11/10/13

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  • Phyllo cups, or Pillsbury, easier.. No.? Just a thought... - 11/10/13

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  • Whey low makes a brown sugar substitute also and it tastes just the same and is natural. - 10/13/13

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  • I will be substituting the milk for almond milk. It is much lower in fat and stevia instead of brown sugar. - 1/6/13

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  • Bad
    incredible - 12/14/12

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  • Very Good
    Great Thanksgiving recipe - 11/17/12

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  • actually if you look at the fork that is an individual ramikin porton. not a whole pie. - 11/13/12

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