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Bourbon-Chocolate Pecan Tart

  • Author: Traci Keel
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Holiday

Description

This tart is legendary in our family. I’m not allowed at Thanksgiving without it. It’s exactly the kind of rich, sweet, warm dessert you want after a meal with family. It’s excellent with fresh whipped cream and chocolate shavings.


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Ingredients

Cream Cheese Pastry

  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Filling

  • 3/4 cup Semi-sweet chocolate morsels (I use Ghirardelli 60% Cacao)
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp bourbon
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese and softened butter until smooth. Add flour and beat on low until a soft dough forms.
  2. Press pastry into a tart pan.
  3. Sprinkle chocolate morsels over pastry and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs and next 7 ingredients at medium speed.
  5. Pour into tart shell filling half full.
  6. Arrange pecan halves over filling in a circular pattern
  7. Drizzle remaining filling over top slowly.
  8. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 10
  • Calories: 399
  • Fat: 27
  • Carbohydrates: 38
  • Protein: 5