Easy Fruit Tart Recipe

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Easy Fruit Tart Recipe

Strawberry Cheese Cake Tart

   Ingredients required
1 box 11 oz no bake cheesecake mix
1 - 4 ounce container whipped cream cheese
24 bite vanilla wafers
1 cup strawberry pie filling

Instructions for Strawberry Cheese Cake Tart Recipe

   Prepare cheesecake according to package directions, beating in the whipped cream cheese, this gives more richness and lightness. Place a cookie and a cupcake paper in muffin tins or baking cups. Top with cheese mixture then the pie filling. Chill at least 2 hours. Serves 12.

Banberry Tarts

   Ingredients required
1 pound raisins, ground
one small can citron, ground
rind and juice of one lemon
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 recipe of pie crust, mixed according to directions

Preheat oven 400 degrees

Instructions for Banberry Tarts Recipe

   Mix all ingredients together and cook in saucepan until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture thickens. Place small amount of this mixture on a circle of pie crust. Fold up, press together with fork. Bake in 400 degrees oven until nicely browned. Makes three to four dozen small tarts.

List of Pie Pastry Recipes

Apple Pie
Blueberry Pie
Cherry Pie
Cream Cheese Pie
Lemon Pie
Lime Pie
Mince Meat Pie
Pear Pie
Pecan Pie
Pie Crust
Pumpkin Pie
Rhubard Pie

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup