Pear-Almond Tart

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

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

Directions

  1. 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. 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.

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