Today was the first official day of winter Vacation...YAY! I couldn't be more excited !This week we are going to a ski resort in New Hampshire.. but tonight..
There was no rush to get through dinner , homework, showers & bedtime...and believe it or not, I let my children eat a big ole sugar cookie, covered in powdered sugar ,cream cheese and blueberries....OH MY!
This was so easy but so good.....shhh I even let them eat it in front of the tv.. : )
I cant wait to post all of our vacation pictures and of course there maybe a few of food too...see you in a week!
1-Pint of fresh Blueberries
1-Pkg pull apart and bake sugar cookie dough 16 oz (in dairy isle)
1-Container of whipped cream cheese( 12oz)
2-Cups Powdered Sugar
1-Tsp Lemon Extract
1-12oz Jar of Apple Jelly
1-12 inch Tart Pan(with removable bottom)
...Start with the 12 inch tart pan with a removable bottom.. Open cookies and pull apart ..place in the bottom of tart pan , then press down into pan with your fingers until cookies touch.
...Place in a Pre-Heated oven and bake for about 12-15 minutes checking cookies half way through baking time, when done remove from oven .Cool on counter
...Place 12oz of Cream Cheese , the 2 cups of Powdered Sugar &1Tsp of the Lemon extract in a mixer .Mix on high for 2 minutes until all ingredients are incorporated, & resembles frosting, light & fluffy In texture.
Melt 1/2 of the Jar of Apple Jelly in a pan over low heat...remove from heat & let Jelly reach room temperature.In a medium mixing bowl add Jelly & Blueberries toss gently set aside.Next Remove sides of tart pan, Frost cookie with cream cheese mix ,then spoon blueberries over top..garnish with lemon and a sprig of mint...yum-o!
(the Apple Jelly is a trick I learned from a baker..It puts a beautiful glaze on fruits )