These are one of my all time favorite desserts! I am a tart and sugar cookie kind of gal! These are a little time consuming, but the presentation is amazing! They are perfect for any special occasion or baby shower!
recipe by: Elizabeth Banks
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon almond extract
Cream sugar and shortening. Add flour, egg and extract. Spread as thin as possible into individual tart pans. Place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes, or until light brown or the shine is all gone from the dough. (DO NOT OVERBAKE) Let cool for a few minutes before removing. Then tap gently and squeeze the sides of the tart pans gently until they come out.
1 (10 0z) can frozen pink lemonade
8 oz cream cheese
1 can Eagle Brand milk
2 pkgs. dry Dream Whip
3 drops of red food coloring
1 large container of Cool Whip
garnish (see below for options)
Combine all ingredients except for the Cool Whip. Beat until smooth; fold in Cool Whip. Fill tart shells immediately. Garnish with lemon rind, strawberry fans, dust with powdered sugar, raspberries, mint leaves, etc.