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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DragonSlayersRosebud User ID: 198468 95730
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2014

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

FlagLady52 User ID: 2141058 208099
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013

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

bonniebluebell User ID: 5210161 143460
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"Everyone loves this and somewhat healthy

With fruit"

karen 616 User ID: 3459198 142218
Reviewed May. 9, 2013

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

debalamode User ID: 6508057 84649
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."

lisardh07 User ID: 2531781 159561
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"Loved it!!! not too sweet, very pretty/ festive and loved all the fruit!"

talbotsgirl User ID: 5093887 64389
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2012

"this is super yummy but how do you get perfect star points? i cant for the life of me draw a perfect star."

talbotsgirl User ID: 5093887 142170
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2012

"this is super yummmyy but how do you get such a perfect star? mine arent equal on all sides please give me tips thanks!"

elka633 User ID: 3340892 159106
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2012

"i always get great comment when i make this! i usually make it in a rectangular cookie sheet and put the berries in a flag pattern, its a hit!"

lindallang User ID: 4226578 142168
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2012

"Delicious, festive, and easy to make."

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