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Pear-Almond Tart

Enjoy this tart that’s made with pears and almonds - a delicious dessert.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
medium firm pears, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4
cup sliced almonds
3
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
egg yolk
1/2
teaspoon all-purpose flour
1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-oz package), thawed
1/4
cup apple jelly, melted
1/4
cup sliced almonds, toasted

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Cook pears in butter 3 minutes or until just tender. Remove from heat; set aside. In food processor, place 1/4 cup almonds and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cover; process until finely ground. In medium bowl, mix softened butter and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar with spoon until blended. Add egg yolk; stir until well blended. Add flour and ground almond mixture; stir until blended.
  • 2 Onto cookie sheet, roll pastry sheet into 11-inch square. Cut 1/2-inch-wide strip of pastry from each side of square. Brush edges of dough square with water; place dough strips along each edge to create a border. Spread almond mixture over center of pastry; top with pears. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until puffed and golden. Brush with jelly; sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Cook pears in butter 3 minutes or until just tender. Remove from heat; set aside. In food processor, place 1/4 cup almonds and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cover; process until finely ground. In medium bowl, mix softened butter and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar with spoon until blended. Add egg yolk; stir until well blended. Add flour and ground almond mixture; stir until blended.
  • 2 Onto cookie sheet, roll pastry sheet into 11-inch square. Cut 1/2-inch-wide strip of pastry from each side of square. Brush edges of dough square with water; place dough strips along each edge to create a border. Spread almond mixture over center of pastry; top with pears. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until puffed and golden. Brush with jelly; sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
225
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
86mg
86%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.