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Passover Honey-Walnut-Apricot Tart

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Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
8 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
20 Min

Servings:
8 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

  • TART SHELL
  • 1 C. matzo meal
  • 5 Tbsp. Crisco® Butter Flavor Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 C. water
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • FILLING
  • 1/2 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/3 C. honey
  • 1/4 C. sugar
  • 1 1/2 C. chopped walnuts
  • 1 C. chopped dried apricots
  • 1 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh grated orange peel

DIRECTIONS

  1. COAT a 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom lightly with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. PROCESS matzo meal until very fine in bowl of food processor. Add shortening, water and honey. Pulse until ball forms (do not over process).
  3. SPRINKLE work surface with additional matzo meal. Roll dough into 10-inch circle. Press dough into bottom and up side of prepared pan. Refrigerate at least 45 minutes.
  4. HEAT oven to 400°F.
  5. COMBINE shortening, honey and sugar in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Add walnuts, apricots, orange juice, vanilla and orange peel. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  6. PLACE tart pan on a baking sheet. Pour filling into crust.
  7. BAKE 20 minutes or until filling is set and crust is lightly browned. Cool on cooling rack.
  8. Passover always occurs on the fifteenth day of Nisan, the first month in the Hebrew calendar. During Passover, foods with flour and leavening (except matzo) are not eaten. This tart recipe uses matzo instead of flour to adhere to the traditions of Passover.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/8 of tart)

  • Calories 490
  • Calories from Fat310g
  • Total Fat 34g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 0mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 46g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 29g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet