Citrus Cream Tartlets Recipe
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Citrus Cream Tartlets Recipe

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This rich and creamy dessert is especially nice for company. It's attractive and easy to serve, and much of it can be made ahead of time. The citrus flavor is refreshing after a full-course meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons each orange, lemon and lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon each grated orange, lemon and lime peel

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 655 calories, 52 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine the nuts, sugar and flour; cover and process until blended. Add butter; blend until mixture forms coarse crumbs.
  2. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two greased 4-in. tartlet pans with removable bottoms. Bake at 350° for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
  3. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add the confectioners' sugar, citrus juices and peels; beat until blended.
  4. Spoon into crusts. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Cream Tartlets in Reminisce Extra April 2004, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 655 calories, 52 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"I thought it looked wrong too but looked again and it only calls for 3 oz packages. The cream cheese in my frig now is 8 oz."

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"Is the amount of cream cheese correct here? Sounds like a pkg of cream cheese for each serving."

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