A Christmas Tea: Tiny Chess Tarts

This recipe could not be easier; it doesn’t even require a mixer. For the Christmas Tea, try a red and a green jelly for a festive look.

1 11-ounce package piecrust mix
½ cup plain yogurt
2 slightly beaten eggs
¾ cup sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons milk
1 ½ teaspoons cornmeal
½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice
Jelly of your choice

Combine piecrust mix and yogurt in a mixing bowl; stir till moistened. Form dough into 36 balls. Press onto bottom and up sides of 36 ungreased 1 ¾-inch muffin pans.

For filling: stir together eggs, sugar, butter, milk, cornmeal, lemon peel and lemon juice in a bowl. Spoon about 2 teaspoons filling into each cup.

Bake in a 350ยบ oven for 25 to 30 minutes or till golden and set. Cool on a wire rack. Spoon jelly into centers.