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Looking for the perfect ending to any summertime meal? Here's a swift-to-fix, creamy strawberry tart that boasts a crunchy chocolate layer tucked next to the crust. You could also make individual tartlets instead of one big one. —Dawn Tringali, Hamilton Square, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 3 ounces German sweet chocolate, melted
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup red currant jelly

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 432 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

Directions

  1. Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. fluted tart pan with a removable bottom. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. Spread melted chocolate over bottom of crust. Refrigerate for 5-10 minutes or until almost set. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, cream and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread over chocolate layer.
  3. Arrange strawberries over filling; brush with jelly. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Remove sides of pan before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Tart in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p37

Sweet White Wine

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


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dalajohnson User ID: 824065 165130
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"this was very good, however I did not add the chocolate and it tasted great"

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Kathie1026 User ID: 5631509 97083
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"Tastes like a recipe from a master chef. My husband forwarned me that if I make one to take to a family gathering, I'd better make one to leave at home."

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coolbreeze35 User ID: 4814587 77822
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2011

"I've made at least 4 of these delicious and beautiful tarts. It is fabulous!"

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dianeve User ID: 643652 96067
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"Delicious. The chocolate added just the right touch."

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