Chocolate-Pumpkin Tart

YUMMY

With the Holidays coming up and pumpkins in season I remembered this recipe...Hope you like it....

Crust....20 chocolate wafer cookies

2 tbls. sugar

3 tbls. melted butter

4 oz. semisweet choco-chips/or blocks, melted

1. Pre heat your oven to 350F. In a food processor, pulsate the cookies and sugar until finely ground. Add butter; pulsate till crumbs are moist. Using the bottom of a dry measuring cup, press crumbs into the bottom (not the sides tho) of a re-movable 9-inch tart pan.Put tart pan on a rimmed baking sheet for about 12 minutes...till set.

2. Pour chcolate onto warm crust; spread with a spatula. Freeze until chocolate is firm,about 5 min....brush sides of tart pan with butter; set aside.

The Filling...

1 1/2 cups cooled sugar-pumpkin puree or 1 1/2 cups canned pure pumpkin puree.

1 large egg

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup light-brown sugar (packed)

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

1/2 teas. pumpkin-pie spice

1/4 teas. salt

1. In a bowl, whisk together the pumpkin, egg, cream, sugar, maple sugar, pumpkin-pie spice, and salt. Pour filling into prepared crust; bake on a rimmed pan until set, 45- 50 min. Cool 1 hour at room temp., then refrigerate for 1 hour ( or up to one day)

2. Unmold tart ( loosen with a small knife on sides if sticks) With 2 thin metal spatulas, transfer to a platter/ :o) hugs

Serves 10...each slice is 250 calories

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MrMarmalade 7 years ago from Sydney

Have not even cooked yet and I can smell it in the oven

Will make one tomorrow.

Thank you


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

Awwww....Mr.M really? How very sweet...and I am sure you will like it..and hope all is fine my dear...G-Ma :o) hugs


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NYLady 7 years ago from White Plains, NY

G-Ma:

Sounds yummy. I'm printing this out today and making this for Thanksgiving. Sounds delicious!


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

NYLady...Thank you hun...and I am quite sure you will enjoy it...let me know ok? Have a wonderful day...G-Ma :o) hugs


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PenmanZee 7 years ago

I'm with NY Lady. Since we'll be home for Thanksgiving, I'll try this recipe. Thanks as always GMa. Hugs & much love.


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Dottie1 7 years ago from MA, USA

Yum...Hun...chocolate with pumpkin; a must try! BTW G-Ma, I heard you had a birthday last week. I hope you had a sugar and spice and all things nice kind of day! Love and hugs to you! ~Dottie~


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

PenmanZee...thank you sweetie for your comment and I guess you have a  lot of confidence in your cooking now???going on to desserts...Yummmy...Enjoy...G-Ma :o) hugs


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

Dottie 1...Thank you for the BD wishes...now how did you find that out anyways??? Had a computer problem ...so it feels good to be back...G-Ma :o) hugs


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SweetiePie 7 years ago from Southern California, USA

This sounds very yummy!


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free Author

Thank You sweetiePie....and I think it is. Hope you do too my dear....G-Ma :o) hugs

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