Strawberry Cheese Tart
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Crust:
  • 1 Cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar (optional)*
  • 4 Tablespoons margarine, melted
  • Filling:
  • 6 oz (170 grams) low-fat cream cheese**
  • 1/4 Cup vanilla (or plain) fat-free yogurt
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup egg substitute
  • 1 Cup strawberries
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350F (176C)
  2. 2. Slice strawberries, set aside
  3. 3. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners
  4. 4. Stir crust ingredients (crumbs, sugar, margarine) together in small mixing bowl until well blended
  5. 5. Press 1 Tablespoon of crust mix into each lined cup, set aside
  6. 6. Place cream cheese in another mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer until soft
  7. 7. Add yogurt and beat until smooth, approximately 1 minute
  8. 8. Add sugar and egg substitute. Mix until well blended
  9. 9. Divide sliced strawberries and put on top of crust in each individual muffin liner
  10. 10. Pour cheese filling on top of strawberries, evenly divided among 12 muffin cups (turns out best if each cup is full but not overflowing)
  11. 11. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until firm to the touch.
  12. 12. Chill approximately 2 hours before serving
  13. *we forgot the sugar for the crust and they still turned out great. In fact they might be too sweet with the sugar.
  14. ** You can use 8oz (250grams), 1 whole package of cream cheese, for simplicity and the tarts should turn out thicker and creamier.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
*If using dark pans decrease temperature by 25F