Cranberry Pear Tart Recipe
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Cranberry Pear Tart Recipe

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Our home economists came up with this delightful pear tart accented with dried cranberries. While it’s lovely as is, it also would be good served warm with ice cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 4 cups sliced peeled fresh pears (about 4 medium)
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 203 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 fruit.


  1. Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. tart pan with removable bottom; trim edges. Generously prick the bottom with a fork; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the pears, cranberries, apple juice concentrate and apple pie spice over medium heat until pears are tender. Pour into crust. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Pear Tart in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p16

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