Fourth of July Appetizer Tartlets

Wisconsin Cheese Fourth of July Appetizer Tartlets Recipe
Active Time
55 Minutes
48 Tartlets



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Alpine-Style, Cheddar Gruyere or Cream Cheese can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Unroll one crescent dough sheet on a parchment paper-lined cutting board to a 12 x 8-inch rectangle. (Press to seal perforations if using crescent rolls.) Cut into 24 squares, about 2-inches each. Repeat step with remaining dough sheet.
  3. Gently press squares into ungreased mini muffin cups. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pans on wire racks.
  4. Meanwhile, combine strawberries and tomatoes in a bowl.
  5. Beat the cream cheese, cheddar gruyere and garlic powder in a large bowl until combined. Add basil; beat just until blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Pipe or spoon cheese mixture into crescent shells. Top 9 tartlets with blueberries. Top 18 tartlets with strawberry-tomato mixture. Arrange tartlets in a flag design on a serving platter.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

This semi-hard cheese features a unique fusion of cheddar and gruyere. It’s creamy and aged to develop the perfect blend of sweet and nutty flavor notes.

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