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Summer Fruit Tart

No recipe image available.A colorful dessert that utilizes whatever fresh fruit you have on hand.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pie pastry for single crust pie
1 (8-ounce) package reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/3 cup vanilla flavored nonfat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups assorted sliced or whole fresh fruit (sliced strawberries, peeled sliced kiwi, whole blueberries, etc.)
1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit

Cooking Directions:

  1. Roll pastry on lightly floured surface into an 11-inch circle. Place into 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Press pastry up side; trim excess. Pierce overall with tines of a fork. Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Cool completely on wire rack.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, Equal®, yogurt and extracts until well mixed. Spread evenly over bottom of cooled crust. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
  3. Arrange fruit over cream cheese mixture. Place spreadable fruit in microwave safe container. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Carefully drizzle over fruit.
  4. Refrigerate tart at least 1 hour before serving. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Makes 10 servings.

*May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): calories 174, protein 4 g, carbohydrate 20 g, fat 10 g, cholesterol 17 mg, sodium 156 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 2 fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.