Chocolate Pudding & Toasted Marshmallow Tarts - Handle the Heat
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Chocolate Pudding & Toasted Marshmallow Tarts

By Tessa Arias
June 10th, 2013

Like your favorite childhood flavors and textures but a little more grown-up. The sweetness is tamed by the bittersweet chocolate in the pudding filling.

Yield: 5 (4 1/2-inch) tarts

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Like your favorite childhood flavors and textures but a little more grown-up. The sweetness is tamed by the bittersweet chocolate in the pudding filling. Texture: Crunchy, thick, rich, luscious, gooey, toasted. I just love the texture of the chocolate pudding filling. Ease: This recipe does require some work and a little baking know-how but it's nothing unmanageable. Appearance: So cute! I love individual tarts. Pros: Fun and delicious dessert. I did use low-fat milk in the pudding but this is still a fairly indulgent treat. Cons: The completely assembled tarts don't keep well and should be served right after finishing. Would I make this again? Yes. If you wanted more of a s'mores flavor you could use graham crackers instead of Oreos too.

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Amanda — June 29, 2016 at 8:22 am

    It looks delicious but is there something I can use to substitute for the corn syrup?

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    Caitlin Taylor — August 11, 2013 at 12:23 am

    Hello there!

    This recipe looks great, but I want to make is using a regular-sized tart shell instead of 5 smaller ones. Do you know if this would be enough to fill that standard-size tart shell?

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    Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake — June 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    THese look delicious! Such a creative idea!

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — June 12, 2013 at 7:39 am

    Very pretty tarts, perfectly toasted.

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    DessertForTwo — June 10, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    This looks like the perfect dessert for all summer backyard cookouts! Who would ever turn down a s’more dessert? Lovely, Tessa!

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    Jess — June 10, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    I love the Office but I never quote it or remember lines like I do for Friends and Seinfeld. Modern Family is way up there for me these days though! Love the toasty topping on this gorgeous dessert, Tessa!

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      Tessa — June 10, 2013 at 10:59 pm

      How could I forget about Modern Family?! Love that show.

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    Diane @ Vintage Zest — June 10, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    This looks amazing! Now, I have to figure out if I have a candy thermometer stashed away somewhere. 🙂

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    [email protected] — June 10, 2013 at 7:31 am

    You make such gorgeous desserts! Since I love all things s’mores, I’m going to have to try your suggestion of using graham crackers!

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    [email protected] — June 10, 2013 at 7:20 am

    These look just heavenly! Toasted marshmallows just make it even better!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — June 10, 2013 at 6:22 am

    That episode is still one of my favorites, as I’m sure this tart would be too. That toasting is fantastic!

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    Tracey — June 10, 2013 at 5:35 am

    It’s like a super awesome version of s’mores! My husband would go nuts for this dessert, I’m putting it on my summer to-do list as we speak!

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    Tieghan — June 10, 2013 at 4:44 am

    Oh my gosh, yes!! Pudding and toasted marshmallows! This looks crazy awesome!

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