Chocolate Cherry Cordial Tarts
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Serves: 30 Tarts
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  3. Place the phyllo shells on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 5 minutes; remove from oven and cool completely.
  5. In a double boiler place chocolate chips and oil; melt chocolate, stirring occasionally.
  6. Line another baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Take 30 of the cherries with stems intact and dip into the chocolate to cover the entire cherry.
  8. Place on parchment paper, allowing to dry completely. (This step can be done a day ahead.)
  9. Spoon the remaining chocolate into the tart shells. Allow to cool completely.
  10. Remove the stems from the remaining cherries that were not dipped in the chocolate.
  11. Chop the cherries finely and pat dry, again with paper towel.
  12. In a small size mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese substitute, ½ cup powdered sugar and ¼ teaspoon almond extract; beat until smooth.
  13. Stir in cherries.
  14. In a narrow bowl, place the coconut milk, ½ tablespoon powdered sugar and ¼ teaspoon almond extract. Beat on high until peaks form.
  15. Gently fold into cherry mixture.
  16. Dollop the filling into the prepared tart shells.
  17. Top each tart with a chocolate dipped cherry.
  18. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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