Stars & Stripes Tart

Stars & Stripes Tart

This patriotic dessert is perfect for any summer celebration.

45 min. prep time
12 servings
141 Rating



3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons milk


3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest


1 pint strawberries, hulled, halved
1/2 cup fresh blueberries*
1/4 cup apple jelly, melted


Heat oven to 400°F.

Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and milk; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Press dough onto bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Prick bottom with fork. Bake 14-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Combine all filling ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Spread over top of cooled crust. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

Arrange fruit on filling in design of American flag just before serving, using strawberry halves for stripes and blueberries for stars. Brush fruit and filling with apple jelly.


*Substitute 2 1/2 cups of your favorite fruit (kiwifruit, mandarin orange segments, pineapple, etc.) arranged in any design.

Recipe Tip

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 320

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 36g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #4749©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This kind of sweets is enjoyed by children a lot. Moreover, it can be served in parties as its presentation is astounding. I was thinking to use chocolate balls instead of blueberries.

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