Pies & Tarts

Harvest Nut Tart

Harvest Nut Tart
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
12 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
45 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
1 hr 10 min
Harvest Nut Tart is a wonderfully nutty, caramel and chocolatey dessert that is sure to delight!


Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 2

Combine 1 1/2 cups mixed nuts, almonds and sugar in 5-cup blender container or food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; blend at high speed until finely ground. (Do not grind into paste.) Stir together butter and vanilla extract in medium bowl until well mixed. Add ground nut mixture; stir just until dough holds together. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Place on baking sheet.

Step 3

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

Step 4

Combine caramels and half-and-half in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; gently stir 1 1/2 cups mixed nuts and brandy extract into caramel mixture. Spoon onto cooled crust; spread to coat evenly. Cool for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Melt morsels and vegetable oil in 1-quart saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. Drizzle over tart. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.


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