Fresh Fruit Tart with Shortbread Crust

Debbie Deverill

By
@desertgal

This is one of our favorites in the summer. It is easy and looks like your worked all day.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
powder sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter, room temperature

FILLING:

1 (8oz.) oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
heavy cream

TOPPING:

assorted fruit
2 Tbsp
apple jelly
1 Tbsp
water
1
egg yolk goes in the crust

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Topping: assorted fruit such as sliced strawberries, peaches, nectarines, kiwi, seedless grapes, blueberries or raspberries.
2
HEAT oven to 350ยบ F. Spray 9-inch pie plate with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, powdered sugar, salt, butter and egg yolk in large bowl. Blend with fork. Form dough into ball. Dust finger tips with flour. Press evenly into bottom and up sides of pie plate. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Prick crust with fork. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool.
3
BEAT cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice and cream in large bowl, with electric mixer at medium high speed until smooth. Spread into cool pie shell.
4
ARRANGE fruit on top of filling in a decorative pattern up to 12 hours before serving. Stir together jelly and water. Brush over fruit. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until serving time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids