Fresh Fruit and Cream Cheese Bars

Deliciously smooth and satiny cream cheese filling make a delightful bar topped with whatever fresh fruit is in season.


  • 2 packages(8 oz) refrigerated reduced fat crescent dinner rolls
  • 2 packages(8 oz) Crystal Farms Fat Free Cream Cheese
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 cups assorted fresh fruit pieces (coarsely chopped strawberries, bananas, peaches, nectarines and/or blueberries and/or raspberries)
  • 1/4 cup apple jelly
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade


  • Heat oven to 375° F.
  • Separate dough into 4 long rectangles. Place rectangles crosswise on large, ungreased cookie sheet; firmly press edges and perforations to seal. Press or roll out to form 15- x 10-inch rectangle; form 1/2-inch crust edge.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • In medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and filling ingredients together; beat until smooth. Spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle with fresh fruit.
  • In small saucepan, melt apple jelly and apricot preserves or orange marmalade over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Drizzle over fruit.
  • Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.