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Delicate raspberries are ideal for this dessert, but blackberries, blueberries, or sliced strawberries would work, too.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003


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6 servings


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • To prepare crust, place cookies in a food processor, and process until finely ground. Add butter; pulse just until combined. Press crumb mixture into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch round removable bottom tart pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  • To prepare cream, lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour, sugar, and salt in a medium, heavy saucepan. Gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean; add seeds and bean to milk mixture. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly (about 5 minutes), stirring constantly.

  • Place egg in a large bowl. Gradually stir hot milk mixture into egg. Return milk mixture to pan. Cook 2 minutes or until thick and bubbly, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons liqueur. Spoon mixture into a small bowl. Place in a larger bowl filled with ice. Cool 20 minutes or until thoroughly chilled, stirring occasionally. Discard vanilla bean. Spread chilled cream into bottom of prepared crust

  • To prepare the remaining ingredients, arrange raspberries over chilled cream. Cover and chill 2 hours or until set. Combine jelly and 1 1/2 teaspoons liqueur in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 20 seconds or until jelly melts, stirring once. Brush over the raspberries.

Nutrition Facts

276 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 9.3g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 42.5g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 52mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 195mg; calcium 104mg.