jensen fruit tart

At home in Minnesota my friend Kelly’s mama makes the most delicious fruit tart on the face of this earth (or at least we think so)! I’m not ashamed to say that we could take down an entire pan.

fruit tart

(throwback to our beauteous high school days)

Jacque Jensen’s Fruit Tart

Cookie Crust

1 cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2 tablespoons sugar
1 egg yolk

8 oz cream cheese
½ cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Cream together and spread over cooled cookie crust

You can use whatever fruit is in season cut into bit sized pieces. Add on top of the cream cheese layer.
½ cup of water
¾ cup of orange juice
3 tbsp. corn starch
¾ cup sugar
Dash of salt
Bring to a boil and boil until sauce thickens, stirring frequently. Cool and pour over fruit.
Refrigerate for a few hours before serving!



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