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Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

Enjoy this delicious pear tart dessert made using Original Bisquick® mix and sprinkled with cheese and walnuts that can be served warm or cold.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/3
cup very hot water

Filling

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
shallots, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
2
medium pears, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups)
1/4
cup chopped walnuts
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix and hot water until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom and up side of tart pan, using fingers coated with Bisquick mix. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender; remove from heat.
  • 4 Arrange pear slices on crust. Spread butter mixture over pears. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 5 Sprinkle walnuts over pears. Bake about 10 minutes longer or until tart is golden brown.
  • 6 Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Cool 10 minutes on cooling rack. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Apple and Blue Cheese Tart: Substitute 2 medium cooking apples for the pears.

Other blue-veined cheese, such as Gorgonzola or Stilton, can also complement the fruit on this tart.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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