Ham & Stilton tartlets

Stilton, everyone's favourite festive cheese, takes centre stage in these moreish tartlets. Serve them at your Christmas drinks party – we’re certain they’ll be a hit.  

  • Christmas


Plain flour, for rolling
250g shortcrust pastry
250g mascarpone
2 medium essential Waitrose British Free Range Eggs
2 tbsp snipped fresh chives
100g Waitrose Wafer Thin British Ham, shredded
100g Cropwell Bishop Blue Stilton, crumbled 


1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC, gas mark 5. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry thinly then, using an 8cm cutter, stamp out rounds and use to line a 12-hole fairy cake or bun tin.

2. In a bowl, beat together the mascarpone, eggs and chives, then stir in the ham and Stilton. Divide among the pastry cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until set and golden brown.

Cook’s tip

Make up to 24 hours ahead of serving and keep chilled. Reheat for 15 minutes until warmed all the way through.

Ham & Stilton tartlets
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
  • Total time: 35-40 minutes

Makes: 12

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,011kJ
Fat 19.2g
Saturated Fat 12.5g
Carbohydrate 10.1g
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 7.6g
Salt 0.5g
Fibre 0.4g

per serving

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This recipe was first published in Wed Nov 16 10:24:00 GMT 2016.