Chocolate Caramel Mini Tarts with Pretzel Crust

Chocolate-filled Mini Tarts, rich layers of Caramel and salty-sweet Pretzel Crusts. Deeelicous!

Chocolate Caramel Mini Tarts with Pretzel Crust

Happy Monday to you. I hope you’re in the mood for something salty, sweet, chocolaty and oh-so decadent. Yup, we’re continuing the love for all things caramel that started (once again) last Friday and also continuing on with the theme of preparing things I’ve never made before. The success of my first ever cupcakes posted on the blog, certainly gave me enough confidence to try my hand at other desserts that have been swirling around in my head, aka Tarts. So, as I set out to purchase a tart pan and inevitably stumbled upon mini versions, I basically bolted out of the store and headed straight for the kitchen. Inspiration struck at lightening speed. Caramel! Chocolate! Pretzels! Mini Tarts! Sooo much excitement.

Chocolate Caramel Mini Tarts with Pretzel Crust

I was totally up for the challenge of making everything from scratch, but to be honest, I was mostly just hoping that my tart experiment would be successful in the flavor and taste department. Thinking about combining 3 of my favorite things into one epic dessert, basically had me drooling during the ride home.

Little did I know how adorable, beautiful and absolutely mouthwatering these tarts would turn out to be. Mini tarts seriously have it going on! [Read more…]