Pear-Almond Tart

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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