Raspberry-Kissed Chocolate-Almond Crostada

It looks difficult, but an unroll-and-fill pie crust makes a gorgeous dessert so easy!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Torte

1
can (8 oz) or 1 package (7 oz) almond paste
3
tablespoons butter, softened
1
egg white
3
oz semisweet baking chocolate, melted
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
tablespoons seedless red raspberry jam
1/4
cup sliced almonds

Garnishes

1
teaspoon powdered sugar
1
cup whipped cream
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Break up almond paste into medium bowl; add butter and egg white. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in melted chocolate until well blended. (Or, in food processor bowl with metal blade, break up almond paste; add butter and egg white. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until smooth. Add melted chocolate. Cover; process until smooth.)
  • 3 Unroll pie crust; place on center of cookie sheet. Spoon almond filling onto middle of crust; spread evenly to within 1 1/2 to 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over filling, forming pleats; press down slightly. Spread jam over filling. Sprinkle almonds over filling and crust.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Garnish top with light sprinkling of powdered sugar and dollops of whipped cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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