Make these Pumpkin Gruyère Mini Tarts your new go-to appetizer for fall. Serve them as part of a seasonal cheese board or on their own. Either way, they are sure to disappear in a flash!

Use your favorite pumpkin preserves or pumpkin butter. Apple preserves or apple butter would also be a great option for fall, and you can adapt this recipe any time of year with various fruit preserves. That’s the beauty of Emmi Le Gruyère cheese – it pairs beautifully with so many different flavors. Make it your go-to cheese for cooking and pairing all year long.

Get the recipe for Pumpkin Gruyère mini tarts below.

pumpkin gruyere mini tarts

Pumpkin Gruyère Mini Tarts

Make these bite-sized Pumpkin Gruyère Mini Tarts with just 3 ingredients: puff pastry, pumpkin preserves or pumpkin butter and Emmi Le Gruyère.
12 mini tarts
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  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin preserves
  • 1/2 cup Emmi Le Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • Fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 375F.
  2. Place pastry sheet on lightly floured work surface. Cut into 3 strips. Cut each strip into 4 squares, about 2 1/2 inches. Gently press each square into mini muffin pan cups.
  3. Fill each cup with 1 teaspoon pumpkin preserves. Top with shredded Gruyère. Bake 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired.