Coffee Crunch Chocolate Tart

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 244


1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust (1 crust)

1/2 cup crisp coconut cookie crumbs (3 to 4 cookies)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 to 2 teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals
1 tablespoon margarine or butter

1 cup powdered sugar
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2 cups whipping cream
6 to 8 dark roasted or chocolate-coated candied coffee beans or crushed coconut cookies, if desired

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Heat oven to 450°F. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for ONE-CRUST BAKED SHELL using 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch pie pan. Place prepared crust in pan press in bottom and up sides of pan. Trim edges if necessary. Generously prick crust with fork.

In small bowl, combine cookie crumbs, flour, brown sugar and instant coffee. Using fork or pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over bottom of crust-lined pan. Bake at 450°F. for 12 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, cream cheese and vanilla until well blended. Add chocolate beat until smooth. Gradually add whipping cream, beating until firm peaks form. Spread filling into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Remove sides of pan garnish with coffee beans or crushed coconut cookies. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories 350 Protein 3g Carbohydrate 27g Fat 27g Sodium 150mg

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: 12
Total Calories: 244
Calories from Fat: 179

This Coffee Crunch Chocolate Tart recipe is from the Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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