Strawberries and Cream Tart

Not a pie-in-the-sky proposition! It’s a cinch to prepare this exceptional, chocolate-drizzled dessert.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1
cup whipping cream, whipped

Topping

4
cups fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, halved
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 10-inch tart pan or 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add sugar and almond extract; beat well. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into crust.
  • 3 Arrange strawberry halves over filling. Refrigerate while making drizzle. In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Drizzle over strawberries and filling. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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