Star-Spangled Fruit Tart Recipe
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Star-Spangled Fruit Tart Recipe

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This crispy, creamy dessert is perfect for a Fourth of July celebration! With patriotic colors and a light, fluffy filling, this summery delight will be the hit of your get-together. —Renae Moncur, Burley, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 213 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein


  1. Press cookie dough onto an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and extract until smooth. Spread over crust. In center of tart, arrange berries in the shape of a star; add a berry border. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Star-Spangled Fruit Tart in Taste of Home June/July 2008, p51

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

"Fantastic recipe, easy, fun to to eat!!"

Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013

"This recipe is fabulous! It was fun & easy. I would definitely recommend it and will make it again!"

Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"Everyone loves this and somewhat healthy

With fruit"

Reviewed May. 9, 2013

"This is the most requested recipe when I have a family get together .They love,love,love it !!!!!"

Reviewed Jul. 3, 2012

"for those of you who are having trouble making a star design . just go on internet print out large star pattern cut it out ,lay on middle of pizza pan gentlly you do not have to push it down and out line with blue berries then gentley take off star pattern and fill with strawberries. whaalaa a perfect star."

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