Tart: Macadamia Pineapple Tart

posted by Pat T 01-25-101 7:04 AM

Macadamia Pineapple Tart

Cookie Tart Pastry (below)
3/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
3/4 cup coarsely chopped candied pineapple
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup margarine or butter, melted
3/4 cup corn syrup
1/4 cup coffee liqueur, if desired
1/4 tsp. salt
3 eggs
Whipped cream, if desired

Heat oven to 400 F. Make Cookie Tart Pastry.

Reduce oven temperature to 375 F. Sprinkle nuts and pineapple evenly over warm pastry. Beat remaining ingredients except whipped cream with spoon until smooth. Pour over nuts and pineapple.

Bake about 30 minutes or until set. Serve warm or cool with whipped cream.

Cookie Tart Pastry:
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg

Mix all ingredients until dough forms. Press firmly and evenly against bottom and side of ungreased tart pan with removable bottom, 11x1 inch. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown.

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