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Sugar Cookie Tarts Recipe

Sugar Cookie Tarts Recipe

Whenever my husband and I visit family in Maryland, we all cook dinner together. Everybody offers up ways to improve recipes, and that's how this dessert came to be. Sugar cookies from the bakery make a speedy "crust." —Barb White, Ligonier, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Dash salt
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 large sugar cookies (3 inches)
  • Assorted fresh fruit


  • 1. For glaze, in a small saucepan, whisk the first five ingredients until smooth; stir in 3 tablespoons sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool slightly.
  • 2. In a small bowl, mix cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth. Spread over cookies. Arrange fruit over top; brush or drizzle with glaze. Refrigerate 1-2 hours or until cold. Yield: 4 servings.

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