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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Seasonal recipe: Old Glory Dessert

  • Old Glory Dessert
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  • Ingredients
     
    * 1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
    * 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    * 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
    * 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
    * 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
    * 2 cups quartered fresh strawberries
     
    Directions
     
    * Press cookie dough into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
    * In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Set aside 1/4 cup. Spread remaining cream cheese mixture over crust.Decorate with blueberries and strawberries to resemble a flag.
    * Cut a small hole in a corner of a pastry or plastic bag. Insert star tip #16. Fill with reserved cream cheese mixture. Beginning in one corner, pipe stars in the spaces between the blueberries. Yield: 12-15 servings.
     
    Editor's Note: 2 cups of any sugar cookie dough can be substituted for the refrigerated dough.
     
     
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