ingredients

  • 1 (17.3 ounce) package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's Strawberry Preserves, Apricot Preserves or Red Raspberry Preserves
  • Toasted coconut, fresh fruit and/or chocolate shavings, for garnish (optional)

directions

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Roll each pastry sheet into a 15x10-inch rectangle on lightly floured surface. Cut with 2 1/2 to 3-inch star cookie cutter to make a total of 24 stars.

Press pastry stars into muffin cups. Combine cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth. Place 1 teaspoon of mixture in center of each tart.

Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Top each tart with 1 teaspoon preserves.

Cool completely. Remove from pan. Garnish as desired.

Recipe reprinted by permission of JM Smucker. All rights reserved.