Cheese Pineapple Tarts

150 gr Hard Butter
45 gr Icing sugar 
1 Egg Yolk
½ tsp Vanila extract
200 gr Plain Flour
40 gr Corn Flour
10 gr Parmesan cheese

1 Egg Yolk + 1 tsp water for egg wash
Shredded Cheddar Cheese for toping

Pineapple Filling

- Preheat the oven to 160C.
- Cream Butter and icing sugar until creamy & fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla, whisk until mixed well.
- Add cheese and combined flour (divide into 2-3 times), mix well to form a dough.
- Cover and rest dough in the fridge for 15-30 mins.
- Scale pineapple filling at 6 gr and roll into a ball.
- Pinch some dough and scale it at 7 gr each.
- Flatten the dough, place in the filling and seal into a ball.
- Brush tarts with egg wash and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top.
- Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes until slightly brown.
- Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.

Yields : approx. 40-50 cookies depend on the size ( about 1 small container plus )

Here, I'm submitting this post to Chinese New Year Delights 2013, hosted by Sonia aka Nasi Lemak Lover.

Beside this, I would also like to link this post to "Pineapple Events" - Little Thumbs Up hosted by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids, organised by Bake for Happy Kids and My Little Favourite DIY.



  1. I've not tried cheese pineapple tarts. Look like its gaining popularity here. Yours looked so yummy! Thanks for sharing Doris!

    1. Hi Jane,

      Thanks for the compliments. I like some salty taste of cheese combined with the sweetness pineapple filling. Hmm ... Yummy :)

  2. Hi Doris,

    Nice to see you linking up with us! Your cheesy pineapple tarts look very pretty with their nice golden colour. Indeed very auspicious to eat for CNY.


    1. Hi Zoe,

      It's my pleasure to be able to join this month theme. Looking forward to the next theme :)