Pear Tart

A rich crust, covered in sweet pears

Pear Tart

Angie Halten
A rich cheesecake covered in pears to make an elegant tart.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 8



  • 2 oz GF cream cheese softened
  • 4 Tbsp butter or margarine softened
  • 1/2 cup GF French Bread & Pizza Mix
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Pinch salt


  • 1/4 cup + 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar divided
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pear
  • Pinch cinnamon


  • In a food processor, combine cream cheese and butter. Then add in sugar and salt, process until smooth (dough will be sticky).
  • Turn dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet, and with lightly floured fingers, pat dough into an 8-inch circle with a slightly raised edge.
  • For filling, combine 1/4 cup sugar and lemon juice.
  • Leaving skin on, cut pear in half lengthwise, core, and cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  • Toss with lemon juice mixture.
  • Drain liquid and arrange around the border of the dough, overlapping slightly.
  • Arrange the remaining slices in the center. Sprinkle top with remaining 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar and cinnamon.
  • Bake at 400°F for 25-30 minutes.
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See also
Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake


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