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CHOCOLATE AND VANILLA TARTS Recipe

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Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

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1-1/2 c. flour, 3 T. sugar, 3 T. unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 c. margarine, 2 T. shortening, 3-4 T. cold water, 2 3-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, 1/4 c. powdered sugar, 1-8 oz. carton vanilla yogurt, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 of a 4-oz. container frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed.

Sliced kiwi fruit or assorted fresh fruit, sliced and colored mint wafers.

In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar and cocoa. Cut in margarine and shortening til mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle water over mixture, 1 T. at a time, tossing til moistened. For into a ball.

On a floured surface roll dough 1/8" thick. Cut into 12 4-1/2" circles. Fit pastry into muffin cups; flute edges. Prick bottom and sides of each with a fork. Bake 400 for 12 minutes. Remove from pans and cool.

In small mixer bowl beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed til well blended. Stir in yogurt and vanilla. Fold in topping; spoon into shells. Chill. Top with fruit just before serving. To make candy curls, draw a vegetable peeler across bottom of mints forming a curl. Makes 23 servings.

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