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Coconut Walnut Tart

 Coconut Walnut Tart
My mother and aunt perfected this recipe and then handed it down to me. The flavor is similar to pecan pie, My family requests this delicious dessert every Christmas. —Cindy DeRoos, Iroquois, Ontario
12-14 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • Pastry for a single-crust pie
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Place pastry in a 9-in. fluted tart pan with a removable bottom; set
  • aside. In a bowl, beat eggs for 1 minute. Add brown sugar, butter,
  • milk and vanilla; mix well. Stir in coconut and walnuts. Pour into
  • crust.
  • Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 20-25
  • minutes longer or until puffed and golden brown. Yield: 12-14
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 296 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 169 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.