Mini Fruit Tart Stars

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Mini Fruit Tarts

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Star-shaped pastry topped with fruit jam and chocolate shavings

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Recipe Data

15min
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30min
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    Description

    Complement a special occasion brunch or dinner with these adorable puff pastry stars. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

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    1(17.3 oz) pkg frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed
    1(8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
    ¼ c.powdered sugar
    ½ c.Smucker's strawberry preserves, apricot preserves or red raspberry preserves
    Toasted coconut, fresh fruit and/or chocolate shavings, for garnish

    Directions

    1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll each pastry sheet into a 15-by-10-inch rectangle on lightly floured surface. Cut with 2-1/2-to 3-inch star cookie cutter to make a total of 24 stars.
    2. Press the pastry stars into muffin cups. Combine cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Place 1 teaspoon of mixture in center of each tart.
    3. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Top each tart with 1 teaspoon of preserves. Cool completely. Remove from pan. Garnish as desired.

    Recipe Source:

    J.M. Smucker Company, Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2013.