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Ingredients

1 tube refrigerated sugar-cookie dough
8-ounce package cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup orange marmalade or peach or apricot jelly
1 tablespoon water
Fresh fruit, such as strawberries, banana slices, blueberries, mandarin oranges, pineapple chunks, maraschino cherries, etc.
Fruit-flavored jelly

Instructions

Slice dough into 1/8-inch slices. Arrange on a pan, slightly overlapping the slices to form a crust. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 12 minutes; cool. Blend cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Spread over crust. Arrange fruit over cream cheese layer. Glaze with jelly of choice that has been thinned with a small amount of water.

Jean Scherf, Moline



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