Gingersnap Pear Tart Recipe

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Gingersnap Pear Tart

Cindy Crane


An elegant and tasty desert for a dinner party.

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1 (9 inch tart)


No-Cook or Other


1 1/2 c
gingersnap crumbs
1/2 c
finely chopped walnuts
1/3 c
butter or margarine melted
2-8 oz pkg
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
pear nectar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1-16 oz can(s)
pear halves in heavy syrup, drained
1/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp
ground ginger

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine crumbs, walnuts, and butter, stirring well. Firmly press crumb mixture evenly in bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate or tart pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Let cool.
Beat cream cheese at medium speed of an electric Stir in nectar and vanilla. Spread mixture evenly over prepared crust. Cut pears lengthwise into thin slices. Arrange pear slices on cream cheese mixture. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
Combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and ginger in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar melts. Drizzle mixture over tart. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
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