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Apple Pear Tart

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 35 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins Cook 10 mins Chill 2 hrs to 24 hrs
Apple Pear Tart
Ingredients
  • 10  pecan shortbread cookies, crushed (1-1/3 cups)
  • 1/2  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  cup  butter, melted
  • 1 8  ounce package  cream cheese, softened
  • 1  egg
  • 1/4  cup  caramel ice cream topping
  • 2  medium  firm ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut in 12 wedges each
  • 2  medium  apples, cored and cut in 12 wedges each (do not peel)
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 2  tablespoons  caramel ice cream topping
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In bowl combine crushed shortbread cookies, flour, and 1/4 cup melted butter. Pat mixture into bottom and up sides of 14x5x1-inch rectangular or 10-inch round tart pan with removable bottom. Bake crust 10 minutes. Set aside.

2. In medium bowl beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium high speed for 30 seconds. Add egg and 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping; beat until smooth. Spread mixture in bottom of baked crust. Bake 10 minutes more or until center appears set when pan is shaken. Cool on wire reck. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

3. In 12-inch skillet cook pears and apples in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat 10 minutes or until tender but still holding their shape, stirring occasionally. Add lemon juice and heat through. Spoon fruit mixture atop tart. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons caramel topping. Pass any fruit that doesn't fit on top of tart. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Apple Pear Tart)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 391,
  • Fat, total (g) 25,
  • chol. (mg) 82,
  • sat. fat (g) 13,
  • carb. (g) 38,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 18,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 680,
  • vit. C (mg) 4,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 24,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 249,
  • Potassium (mg) 142,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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