Apricot pear tart
Dessert Apricots Pears Tarts
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:04:52 AM. Recipe ID 29566. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apricot pear tart
Yield: 12 Servings
1 1/3 c Shortbread cookie or graham
2 tb Sugar
1/4 c Parkay margarine; melted
1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-O
-brand gelatin; apricot
1 c Boiling water
2/3 c Cold water
4 oz Cool Whip whipped topping;
1/2 ts Ground ginger
1 cn (16-oz) pear halves; drained
Cinnamon stick; cut into
MIX together cookie crumbs, sugar and margarine in small bowl. Press
crumb mixture onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
DISSOLVE gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water. Measure 3/4 cup
gelatin; set aside . Chill remaining gelatin until slightly
thickened. Fold in whipped topping and ginger. Spoon over crust.
CHILL measured gelatin until slightly thickened. Slice pears
lengthwise, cutting almost through stem ends; arrange on whipped
topping mixture in pan, fanning each pear slightly. Place mint leaf
and cinnamon stick at stem end of each pear. Carefully spoon
thickened gelatin over pears and filling. Chill until firm, about 3
hours. Run hot metal spatula or knife around edge of pan before
removing sides of pan.
MAKES 12 servings, Prep time: 30 minutes, Chill time: 3 hours
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