You only need a few ingredients to make an impressive and easy Crescent Rolls Fruit Tart. Join me as we revisit a very popular recipe and celebrate my twelve year blogiversary with Walking on Sunshine Recipes!
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Easy Crescent Roll Recipe
This Crescent Rolls Fruit Tart Recipe is one of the easiest desserts you’ll make. It will definitely become a family favorite as it is for mine.
In fact, this is the recipe I make for my daughter every year for her birthday instead of a birthday cake.
If you’ve been a reader of my blog for any length of time, you’ll know that I love crescent roll recipes. Make sure you check out Peach Dumplings, Pumpkin Cream Cheese Crescents, Zucchini Pie made with Crescent Roll Crust and my all-time favorite, Apple Dumplings.
Twelve years ago today I hit “publish” on my very first blog post. The blogging world was so different back in 2008 as blogs were more of an online diary than the wonderful sources of information they are today in the year 2020.
Easy Family Recipes
After a few months of posting traditional blog posts, I started sharing recipes and what I was preparing for dinner every night for my family.
In fact, this recipe for Crescent Rolls Fruit Tart was one of the first dessert recipes I posted. It was also very popular 12 years ago…even with the horrible tiny photos.
Years ago I did a weekly post every Tuesday called “Something Yummy for My Colonel’s Tummy.” So let’s reminisce together and see how easy this recipe is to put together. I know your family is going to enjoy it as much as my family does.
Make sure you print out the recipe below and save it for later!
- Cream cheese softened; 2 packages
- Container Cool Whip softened
- Crescent rolls
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Assorted fruit; you can use canned fruit or fresh. I don’t recommend using frozen fruit though as it would be too soggy for the top of the cream cheese layer.
How to Prepare the Crescent Rolls Crust
This recipe calls for 2 tubes or cans of refrigerated crescent rolls. You can also use one tube of crescent dough sheet. I think you get a bigger tart if you use the 2 tubes of crescent rolls, but both really do work great.
Unroll the crescent rolls. Do not separate. Lay them flat on a baking tray that’s been lined with parchment paper.
Press the seams together to create one large sheet of crescent rolls.
Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for about 12 to 15 minutes or until it is lightly browned. Allow to cool completely before putting the tart together.
Cream Cheese Frosting Layer
Then spread the cream cheese frosting layer on top of the baked and cooled crescent rolls.
Top with your Favorite Fruit
Now comes the fun part…add your fruit. Here’s what I chose to use for this fruit tart:
- Canned peaches; completely drained.
- Fresh strawberries
- Sliced banana; wait until right before serving to add the banana.
Arrange the fruit in a decorative pattern. You can put the fruit on top a few hours before you plan on serving the tart. But I would wait until right before serving to add sliced banana.
A lot of the time I put the fruit on top of the tart right after dinner and while my family and friends are hanging around the kitchen. I even ask them to help!
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- 2 cups sugar
- 2 - 8 ounce packages cream cheese,softened
- 1 - 8 ounce container Cool Whip, softened
- 2 tubes crescent rolls
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Assorted fruit - strawberries, peaches, bananas, blueberries, etc.
Prepare the Crescent Rolls Tart Crust
- Unroll the crescent rolls but do not separate.
- Lay them flat on a baking tray that's been lined with parchment paper.
- Press the seams together to create one large sheet of crescent rolls.
- Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for about 12 to 15 minutes or until it is lightly browned.
- Allow to cool completely before putting the tart together.
Prepare the Cream Cheese Layer
- In a mixing bowl, using a hand-held mixer combine the softened cream cheese , sugar and vanilla.
- Gently fold in the Cool Whipped Topping using a wooden spoon or rubber spatula.
Putting it all Together
- Once the crescent rolls crust has cooled completely, evenly spread the cream cheese mixture on top.
- Add the assorted fruit on top in a decorative pattern.
- Let chill in refrigerator or serve immediately.
The nutritional information for this recipe does NOT include the fruit since the amount and type of fruit used is really up to you and varies with each fruit tart made.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 256Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 0gSugar: 29gProtein: 1g
The nutrition information is calculated automatically. I cannot guarantee its accuracy. If this data is important to you, please verify with your trusted nutrition calculator.
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