CHOCOLATE-STRAWBERRY CREAM CHEESE TART

Ellen Bales

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This decadent recipe and photo came from Country Woman Magazine. Can you think of any better combination than chocolate, strawberry and cream cheese? Wow--this is SO mouth-watering!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
finely chopped almonds, toasted
6 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/3 c
baking cocoa
1/4 c
packed brown sugar

FILLING:

2 pkg
(8 oz.ea.) cream cheese, softened
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
halved fresh strawberries
3 Tbsp
hot fudge ice cream topping

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, combine first five ingredients; press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until crust is set. Cool on a wire rack.

2In another small bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over bottom of the prepared crust. Arrange strawberry halves, cut side down, over filling. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

3Just before serving, drizzle fudge topping over tart. Refrigerate leftovers.

4Leftovers?? I don't think so!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #creamy, #rich