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Coconut Walnut Tart Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:12-14 servings

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 vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.