Strawberry Cheese Tarts

July 2008

Makes up to 12, depending on size of cookie cutter.

1/2 cup butter
1 cup flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 to 4 oz. cream cheese
Small jar of strawberry jam
1 egg, beaten

1. Preheat oven to 400 F
2.  Mix all above ingredients to make a pastry.  Roll in a ball and chill
for several hours.
3.  Roll out to 1/8-inch thickness, on a floured surface.
Cut circles with a cookie cutter or water glass.
4.  Spoon a teaspoon of strawberry jam in center.  Brush edges with beaten egg.
Put another circle on top and press edges all around together with a fork.
Brush tops with beaten egg and sprinkle with sugar.
5.  Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
Can serve warm.
 

 

 

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