Walnut Tart

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by evelynathens

A scrumptious, nutty tart. Serve this warm with a scoop of softened vanilla ice cream slowly melting over top and you'll think you've died and gone to heaven!

Top Review by spatchcock

Made this last week for a party with lots of high-fallutin' guests. It was a hit--none left to take home, or send with anyone! This tastes like a warm, gooey cookie. Loved it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For pastry: Combine flour and sugar in large bowl.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  3. Blend in yolks and vanilla; gather dough into a ball.
  4. Turn out on lightly-floured surface.
  5. Using heel of hand, smear dough a little at a time across surface to blend butter and flour thoroughly.
  6. Flatten into disc.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  9. Roll dough out between sheets of wax paper to thickness of 1/8 inch.
  10. Fit into 11 inch tart pan with removable bottom; trim edges.
  11. Pierce shell all over with fork; line with foil and fill with pie weights or dry beans.
  12. Bake until pastry is set, about 10 minutes.
  13. Reduce oven temperature to 350F.
  14. Remove beans and foil and bake until crust is golden-brown, about another 10 minutes.
  15. Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  16. Blend all filling ingredients, except for walnut halves, and pour into crust.
  17. Bake until filling is set and looks dry, about 35 minutes.
  18. Cool and decorate with walnut halves.

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