Apple Nut Cookie Tart

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 198


1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 (18-ounce) tube refrigerated slice-and-bake sugar cookie dough, well chilled
1/3 cup purchased apple butter
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
16 pecans halves
32 slivered almonds (1 tablespoon)
Sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, if desired


Heat oven to 325°F. Place cookie sheet in oven to preheat. Spray 9 1/2-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In medium bowl, combine walnuts, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and orange peel mix well. Set aside.

Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper refrigerate remaining half. With floured fingers, press dough into bottom of spray-coated pan. Spread apple butter over dough to within 1/2 inch of edge top apple butter with walnut mixture.

Place remaining half of dough between 2 sheets of lightly floured waxed paper roll to 9 1/2-inch round. Peel off top sheet of waxed paper. Carefully invert dough over walnut mixture remove waxed paper. Press edges to fit pan.

In small bowl, combine flour and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Dipping knife into flour mixture before each cut, score top of tart into 16 wedges. Press 1 pecan half in each wedge, centered 1 inch from edge of pan. Press 2 almonds in V-shape just below each pecan.

Place tart on heated cookie sheet. Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until tart is light golden brown and center is set. Cool 15 minutes. Remove sides of pan cool 1 1/2 hours.

To serve, top with whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories 240 Protein 2g Carbohydrate 28g Fat 13g Sodium 120mg

From "Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook." Copyright 2004 General Mills. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 198
Calories from Fat: 101

This Apple Nut Cookie Tart recipe is from the Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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