Triple Nut Tart

Oxmoor House
Three types of nuts crown this tart that's reminiscent of pecan pie in flavor.
1 (9") tart

Ingredients

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1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup pecan halves
1/2 cup macadamia nuts
1/3 cup blanched whole almonds, toasted

Preparation

Unfold piecrust, and press out fold lines. Fit piecrust into a greased and floured 9 1/2" round tart pan with a removable bottom. Prick bottom of piecrust with a fork. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 325°.

Stir together sugar, corn syrup, and butter in a saucepan; cook over medium heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves, stirring often. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Add eggs, vanilla, and salt; stir well. Stir in nuts. Spoon filling into crust.

Bake at 325° for 55 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Serve with unsweetened whipped cream or ice cream.

Created date

October 2007