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Caramel Pecan Tart

This Caramel Pecan Tart is the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving! A great variation to the classic pecan pie.

Caramel Pecan Tart

What is Thanksgiving without pecan pie? Well, I decided to make a Caramel Pecan Tart for dessert this year.

My mother-in-law Pam always makes a pecan pie and I certainly didn’t want to step on her toes, but I just had to give this recipe a shot.

Caramel Pecan Tart

This tart is pretty easy to make as long as you have a nice tart pan with a removable bottom as well as a good food processor to make the dough.

Caramel Pecan Tart

My nephew Codi decided to go experimental on me and instead of using whipped topping on his piece of tart, he used my Pumpkin Pie Mousse as his topping. What a great idea!

Caramel Pecan Tart
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Nut Allergy Warning

This recipe may contain peanuts or other nuts and seeds as one of its ingredients. Please take the appropriate precautions.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Caramel Pecan Tart recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Pecans, All Purpose Flour, Powdered Sugar, Unsalted Butter, Light Brown Sugar, Honey, Unsalted Butter and Whipped Cream.

  1. Arrange pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes or until completely cool.
  2. Pulse flour, powdered sugar, and 3/4 cup butter in a food processor 5 to 6 times or until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Pat mixture evenly on the bottom and up sides of a lightly greased 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes or until completely cool.
  4. Bring brown sugar, honey, 2/3 cup butter, and whipping cream to a boil in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in toasted pecans, and spoon hot filling into prepared crust.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Cool on a wire rack 30 minutes or until completely cool.
Caramel Pecan Tart

Caramel Pecan Tart

This Caramel Pecan Tart is the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving! A great variation to the classic pecan pie.
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 687 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • 3 ½ Cups Pecans, Toasted
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • Cup Powdered Sugar
  • ¾ Cup Unsalted Butter, Cubed
  • ½ Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup Honey
  • Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream

Instructions
 

  • Arrange pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes or until completely cool.
  • Pulse flour, powdered sugar, and 3/4 cup butter in a food processor 5 to 6 times or until mixture resembles coarse meal. Pat mixture evenly on bottom and up sides of a lightly greased 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes or until completely cool.
  • Bring brown sugar, honey, 2/3 cup butter, and whipping cream to a boil in a 3-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in toasted pecans, and spoon hot filling into prepared crust.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Cool on a wire rack 30 minutes or until completely cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 687kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 6gFat: 51gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 234mgPotassium: 199mgFiber: 4gSugar: 33gVitamin A: 830IUVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 2.2mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Sharon says:

    What can I say about this tart. It is delicious and who does not like caramel. These were delicious and surprisingly very easy to make. Loved them.

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