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Almond Pear Cream Cheese Tart


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour, and mix well. Spread onto bottom and about an inch up the sides of a 9” springform pan.

Cream cheese filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat cream cheese and sugar until blended. Add egg and vanilla extract, and mix well. Spread over crust.

Pear topping

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups sliced peeled pears (about 4 medium pears)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Combine sugar & cinnamon. Put mixture in a bowl with the pears & toss. Arrange pears on top of cream cheese filling. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake about 10 min. Reduce temp to 375.Bake for 20 to 25 min or until set. Cool on wire rack. Loosen sides from pan. Cover & refrigerate 3 hr.


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