Apple-Nut-Cookie Tart

Baked dessert for a group! Luscious layers of Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies, apple butter and nuts stack up to a mouth-watering treat.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts
3
tablespoons sugar
3/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/3
cup apple butter
1
teaspoon all-purpose flour
16
pecan halves
32
slivered almonds (1 tablespoon)
Sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Place cookie sheet in oven to preheat. Spray 9 1/2-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix walnuts, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon and the orange peel; set aside.
  • 3 Work with half of dough at a time; refrigerate remaining half. With floured fingers, press dough in bottom of pan. Spread apple butter over dough to within 1/2 inch of edge. Top evenly with walnut mixture.
  • 4 Lightly flour 2 sheets of waxed paper; place remaining half of dough between sheets. With rolling pin, roll dough into 9 1/2-inch round. Peel off top sheet of paper. Carefully invert dough over walnut mixture; remove waxed paper. Press edges to fit pan.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix flour and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Dipping knife into flour mixture before each cut, score top of tart into 16 wedges. Press 1 pecan half in each wedge, centered 1 inch from edge of pan. Press 2 almonds in V-shape just below each pecan.
  • 6 Place tart on heated cookie sheet in oven; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until tart is light golden brown and center is set. Cool 15 minutes. Remove side of pan; cool 1 hour. Serve topped with whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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