gingersnap pear tart

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Cindy Crane
from Hallsville, MO

An elegant and tasty desert for a dinner party.

serves 1 (9 inch tart)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For gingersnap pear tart

  • 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
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    pear nectar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1-16 oz can
    pear halves in heavy syrup, drained
  • 1/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
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How To Make gingersnap pear tart

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.
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