Cacao Tartlets with Oats and Walnuts

  • Makes
  • 4
  • Prep Time (min)
  • 20
  • Cook (min)
  • 0
  • Carb Grams (g)
  • 54
  • Cook Difficult
  • 3


  • For the crust:
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup dates, pits removed
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup Zen Spirit cacao powder
  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup vegan cream cheese
  • ¼ cup melted chocolate
  • 3 tbsp Zen Spirit cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • mini tart pans
  • food processor
  • hand mixer
  • mixing bowl


  • 1

    In a food processor, combine walnuts, dates, rolled oats, and cacao powder. Process for 30-40 seconds or until a sticky dough has been achieved.

  • 2

    Divide the dough between mini tart pans and refrigerate for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine together vegan cream cheese, melted chocolate, cacao powder, and vanilla extract. Using a hand mixer, beat well until completely smooth.

  • 4

    Remove the tartlets from the refrigerator and fill each with the prepared mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

  • 5

    Optionally, drizzle with some melted chocolate and top with raspberries, cocoa nibs, and coconut chips. Serve.

Cacao Tartlets with Oats and Walnuts

Cacao Tartlets with Oats and Walnuts

Instead of making a regular, full-sized tart, why not trying with these mini, one-serve cacao tartlets which are too cute to be true. This is a completely vegan and gluten-free recipe that combines a couple of powerful ingredients into a wonderful dessert or sweet snack. Furthermore, the recipe doesn’t require usual tart baking which makes things extremely simple.

The crust is a delicious combination of oats, walnuts, and Zen Spirit organic cacao powder. Adding one cup of dates will serve as a glue that binds the ingredients together. Dates will also provide just the right amount of healthy and natural sugar you expect in chocolate tart.

Cacao Tartlets with Oats and Walnuts Servings

As for the filling, vegan cream cheese with some melted chocolate are a fantastic, creamy combination that will balance the crispy tartlet crust. Adding some raw cacao powder will increase a beautiful chocolate flavor and boost the overall nutritional values of the recipe. Garnish tartlets with some cocoa nibs, coconut chips, and raspberries. Drizzle everything with a good amount of melted chocolate and enjoy!

Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 621, Protein: 16.6g, Total Carb: 53.6g, Dietary Fiber: 10.1g, Total Fat: 43.7g

Cacao Tartlets with Oats and Walnuts Final

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