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Cranberry Pear Tart Recipe

Cranberry Pear Tart Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

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.

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