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Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts

 Cherry Cream Cheese Tarts
"It's hard to believe that just five ingredients and few minutes of preparation can result in these delicate and scrumptious tarts!" confirms Cindi Lynn Mitchell of Waring, Texas.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon almond or McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 individual graham cracker shells
  • 1/4 cup cherry pie filling


  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and extract until
  • smooth. Spoon into shells. Top with pie filling. Refrigerate until
  • serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One tart (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese and reduced-sugar cherry pie filling) equals 295 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat, 1-1/2 fruit.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.