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Citrus Cream Tartlets Recipe

Citrus Cream Tartlets Recipe

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 YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 6 ounces 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 799 calories, 66g fat (28g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 521mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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4Appys User ID: 4560950 107674
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."

sewbaker User ID: 2352950 138662
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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