Cheddar Cheese and Pear Tart

Cheddar Cheese and Pear Tart

prep time

minutes
cook time

minute
servings
10-12

Ingredients


















Cooking Instructions

For crust:


1

Process crust ingredients until ball forms. Refrigerate one hour or until firm enough to roll. Fit into tart pan. Patching is okay. Bake at 400°F for 10 minutes, with pie weights. Remove weights and bake until golden and crisp. Cool.


For Filling and topping:


1

Mix together butter, flour, sugar, salt and cheese with pastry blender until crumbly. Peel, core and cut pears into 3/4 to 1-inch slices. Arrange in baked shell, overlapping very closely together in single layer around inside of crust. Mound a swirl of slices in center. Sprinkle cheese mixture over pears. Place onto baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 35 to 40 minutes until pears are tender and crumbles are brown. Serve warm.


For three berry sauce:


1

Combine equal parts blueberry, strawberry and raspberry purees and sweeten, to taste.


2

To serve: Place circle of sauce on bottom of plate. Place slice of tart in center of plate, and top with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream.


Ingredients


















Cooking Instructions

For crust:


1

Process crust ingredients until ball forms. Refrigerate one hour or until firm enough to roll. Fit into tart pan. Patching is okay. Bake at 400°F for 10 minutes, with pie weights. Remove weights and bake until golden and crisp. Cool.


For Filling and topping:


1

Mix together butter, flour, sugar, salt and cheese with pastry blender until crumbly. Peel, core and cut pears into 3/4 to 1-inch slices. Arrange in baked shell, overlapping very closely together in single layer around inside of crust. Mound a swirl of slices in center. Sprinkle cheese mixture over pears. Place onto baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 35 to 40 minutes until pears are tender and crumbles are brown. Serve warm.


For three berry sauce:


1

Combine equal parts blueberry, strawberry and raspberry purees and sweeten, to taste.


2

To serve: Place circle of sauce on bottom of plate. Place slice of tart in center of plate, and top with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream.


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