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Cherry-Pear Tart

cherry-pear tart Dessert
Cherry-Pear Tart
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8

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

Updated February 16, 2016
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Make with
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1
    Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, 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*

Steps

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  • 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.

  • Serve with whipped topping or a scoop of your favorite ice cream.
  • Because this recipe calls for a ripe pear, it requires a bit of planning. Store-bought pears may take up to 1 week to ripen.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
18g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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