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Easy Crescent Roll Cherry Tarts Recipe

Easy Crescent Roll Cherry Tarts Recipe

Refrigerated crescent rolls simplify preparation of these delightful cherry bites. "I cut the dough into circles with a small juice glass," notes Frances Poste of Wall, South Dakota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup canned cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • 1. Place crescent dough on a lightly floured surface; seal seams and perforations. Cut into 24 pieces; press onto the bottoms and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Place about 1/2 teaspoon in each cup. Combine pie filling and extract; place about 2 teaspoons in each cup.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 134 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.