Stars & Stripes Tart
Stars & Stripes Tart

Stars & Stripes Tart

This patriotic dessert is perfect for any summer celebration.

The Story Behind the Recipe
12
servings
45 min
PREP TIME
3 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup sugar

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons milk

Filling

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 tablespoon orange juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

Topping

1 pint (2 cups) strawberries, hulled, halved

1/2 cup fresh blueberries  

1/4 cup apple jelly, melted

 

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

Tip #1

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition

320Calories
18Fat (mg)
50Cholesterol (mg)
160Sodium (mg)
36Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  June 13, 2015

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.

— says Kim
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