Vanilla-Almond Fruit Tart

68  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

What is the best policy? Honesty. So go ahead and admit that it's easier than it looks. With this buttery crust and creamy vanilla filling, no one will believe you anyway.

Vanilla-Almond Fruit Tart Recipe


  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted, divided
  • 50 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-3/4 cups)
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 1 cup mixed fresh fruit (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, halved strawberries, sliced kiwi)


  • Reserve  1 Tbsp. nuts. Finely chop remaining nuts; mix with wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch tart pan or pie plate.
  • Beat  pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in COOL WHIP. Spoon into crust.
  • Refrigerate  3 hours or until firm. Top with fruit and reserved nuts just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

SubstituteSubstitute 1 cup halved fresh strawberries for the mixed fruit.

Special ExtraFor stronger almond flavor, stir 1/4 tsp. almond extract into pudding mixture before pouring into crust.


Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 250 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 270 mg
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 18 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 15 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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