Cherry-Pear Tart

Showcasing a ruby red fruit filling and sprinkled with toasted almonds, this tart looks as lovely as it is luscious!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon water
1
ripe large pear, peeled, cored, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling with more fruit
2
teaspoons grated orange peel

Crust Topping

1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon sugar
1
tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted*
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust onto cookie sheet.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water. In medium bowl, stir cornstarch mixture and remaining filling ingredients. Spoon filling mixture onto center of crust within 2 inches of edge. Carefully fold 2-inch edge of crust over filling, pleating crust slightly as necessary.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon water; brush over edge of crust. Sprinkle sugar over crust edge.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into wedges; serve warm. Cover and refrigerate any remaining tart.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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