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Chocolate-Pumpkin Tart

Updated on October 24, 2008


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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    • G-Ma Johnson profile imageAUTHOR

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

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

    • SweetiePie profile image


      10 years ago from Southern California, USA

      This sounds very yummy!

    • G-Ma Johnson profile imageAUTHOR

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

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

    • G-Ma Johnson profile imageAUTHOR

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      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

    • Dottie1 profile image


      10 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~

    • PenmanZee profile image


      10 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.

    • G-Ma Johnson profile imageAUTHOR

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      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

    • NYLady profile image


      10 years ago from White Plains, NY


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

    • G-Ma Johnson profile imageAUTHOR

      Merle Ann Johnson 

      10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      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

    • MrMarmalade profile image


      10 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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