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Berry Phyllo Tarts

 Berry Phyllo Tarts
Lightly glazed fresh fruit nestled in delicate pastry creates a looks-like-you-fussed dessert. Shares TerryAnn Moore of Vineland, New Jersey. "One taste of the crisp-tender shell topped with sweet berries, and I don't miss those confections with more fat and sugar."
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 12 sheets phyllo dough (14 inches x 9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 cup navel orange sections
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup each fresh raspberries, blueberries and blackberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • Fresh mint, optional


  • Roll up phyllo dough and cut into 1/4-in.-wide strips. Place strips
  • in a large bowl; toss with butter, sugar and orange peel until
  • coated. Divide strips into six portions; shape into nests on a
  • baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 5-7
  • minutes or until golden.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, heat marmalade until melted. In a
  • large bowl, combine the oranges and berries in a large bowl; drizzle
  • with marmalade and juices. Sprinkle with lemon and lime peel; gently

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Directions (continued)

  • toss to coat. Just before serving, spoon into nests. Garnish with
  • mint if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 tart with aobut 1/2 cup fruit) equals 204 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.