Orange Pear Tarts
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • 3-4 Peels and chopped Pears
  • 1 Whole Orange (Sub: 1/2 cup high pulp orange juice) Juiced
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Your Favorite Pie Crust Recipe (I used the crisco pie crust recipe for mine)
  1. Preheat Oven 325
  2. On the stove, boil down your top 4 ingredients
  3. After it softens the pears and is covered with a syrup remove from heat
  4. Get out your cupcake tin for this one
  5. Roll out your dough
  6. Using a large cookie cutter or knife, cut out round dough pieces to place in cupcake tins
  7. Fill the mini crusts with the boiled down pear pulp
  8. top each tart with another round piece of dough and cut off any extra dough
  9. cut a hole in the top of the tart
  10. Place tarts in over for 30-35 minutes. Remove when tops are a golden brown.
I came up with this on the fly. The family wanted dessert and I didn't have anything available at hand without running to the store. So digging through the pantry and fridge I managed to find everything I needed to make a pie crust, along with a few pears and oranges.