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Easy Crescent Roll Cherry Tarts

Refrigerated crescent rolls simplify preparation of these delightful cherry bites. "I cut the dough into circles with a small juice glass," notes Frances Poste of Wall, South Dakota.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup canned cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • Place crescent dough on a lightly floured surface; seal seams and perforations. Cut into 24 pieces; press onto the bottoms and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Place about 1/2 teaspoon in each cup. Combine pie filling and extract; place about 2 teaspoons in each cup.
  • Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 134 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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