Cherry Heart Tart

You will delight your sweetheart with this delicious display of Valentine goodness.

Skill: Intermediate Prep Time: 20 Bake Time: 20-25 Servings: 6


12 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed & risen
21 ounce can cherry pie filling
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons softened butter
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar

Vanilla Icing:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
4 teaspoons milk


Press together and roll out 4 rolls to a 12 x 12-inch square. Cut into a heart shape. Place on sprayed cookie sheet.

Divide remaining dough into 3 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a 45-50-inch rope and braid. Place braid around the edge of heart. Pour cherry pie filling into center of heart and spread evenly.

Combine pecans, butter, flour and brown sugar mix, and sprinkle over pie filling.

Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise 30 minutes. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 20-25 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Combine ingredients for vanilla icing and drizzle over tart.