Fresh Raspberry Almond Tray Tart

An almond cookie crust goes perfectly with sweetened cream cheese topped off with raspberries and a touch of honey.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Crust

1/2
cup cold butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
3/4
cup chopped almonds or pecans

Topping and Glaze

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
6
cups raspberries
1/3
cup red currant jelly
2
tablespoons honey

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, cut butter into cookie mix using pastry blender or fork until crumbly; stir in almonds. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended and smooth. Spread evenly in cooled cookie crust. Top with raspberries.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, stir together jelly and honey. Microwave uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until thin enough to glaze. Brush glaze over berries. Refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tarts.

Expert Tips

Mascarpone cheese can be used in place of the cream cheese.

Any berry can be used with the raspberries; try a delicious mix of blackberries, strawberries and raspberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.