Saturday, July 3, 2010

Happy July 4th!

Happy Independence Day!


1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup halved fresh strawberries
Press cookie dough onto an ungreased 12-inch pizza pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and extract until smooth. Spread over crust. In center of tart, arrange berries in the shape of a star; add a berry border. Refrigerate until serving. Makes 16 servings.

Needham 4th of July parade, photo by Pappatom 
There will be picnics, parades, fireworks, baseball games, etc. All to celebrate our 234th year of independence. 


  1. Oh that does look delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Have a great 4th of July

  2. Sounds yummy! Last nite I bought strawberries, angel food cake and whipped cream and that was our dessert after dinner. Yummo!

    Wishing you all the best as you decide the direction you would like to take at this time now that a door has been opened to you.

    Take care and have a fabulous 4th of July weekend. :) Tammy

  3. What a patriotic tart :)
    Have a great 4th of July Tammy!

  4. Now THAT is a work of art!
    Looks yummy :)
    Happy 4th, Tammy.

  5. oh man!! looks absolutely YUMMY!!!

    and lisa is right! that's a work of art and definitely worthy to be entered into IA's challenge this week "freedom" hosted by sharon :) we've extended the entry date till tomorrow *hint hint* ;)

  6. Tammy, this is gorgeous! How can you bear to cut into it? So perfect for the 4th! And for the IA challenge!

  7. Beatiful- I don't know how you could make yourself cut it!

  8. Happy 4th sweet friend! I hope you enjoyed a lovely holiday! Miss you!

  9. oh I hope you had a great day... your tart looks divine!


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