strawberry tart

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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

new Spring strawberries yum

prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    flaked sweet coconut
  • 1/4
    finely chopped pecans or your choice
  • 1/3 c
    melted butter
  • 3 pkg
    8 oz light cream cheese
  • 1 c
    icing sugar
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    each grated lime zest and vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c
    quartered strawberries
  • 22 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 15
    strawberries cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp
    nuts of your choice
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How To Make

  • 1
    In bowl combine wafer crumbs coconut nuts and melted butter stir til well combined press into bottom and sides of 9 inch tart pan with removable bottom bake in 350 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes and golden brown..remove from oven and let cool..to quickly cool baked crust put into freezer for about and ready to fill.
  • 2
    FILLING...Beat cream with electric beater until light and fluffy gradually add sugar and mix til well combined,add lime juice, rind and vanilla mix til smooth...spoon over cooled crust refrigerate for 2 hours or until set and thoroughly cilled.
  • 3
    BERRY SAUCE...In bowl combine berries and sugar,,let stand for about 15 minutes,,crush with fork..
  • 4
    GARNIsh.....arrange cut berries on top of tart..sprinkle the nuts over that..cut into wedges and spoon sauce over...a little whipped cream also adds to this tart..keep refrigerated..Enjoy...
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