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 or Cream Cheese can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Unroll one crescent dough sheet into a 12 x 8-inch rectangle on a parchment paper-lined cutting board. (Press to seal perforations, if using crescent rolls.) Cut into 24 squares, about 2-inches each. Repeat 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, Grand Cru® 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.

Recipe Tip

Roth Reserve Grand Cru® or Roth Surchoix Grand Cru® could be substituted for the Roth Original Grand Cru® cheese.

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.

Roth Original Grand Cru® is an awarded, alpine-style cheese crafted in copper vats and aged 4+ months. It has a nutty flavor with light floral and fruity notes.

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