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Blue Cheese Tart Recipe


Blue Cheese Tart             



Ingredients:
Pastry for a 9-inch single-crust pie
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 3-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup half-and-half or light cream
2 eggs
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
Fresh chives (optional)

Method:
1. Line a 9-inch pie plate with pastry. Trim and crimp edge as desired. Layer nuts evenly in bottom of pastry.

2. In a food processor bowl or use electric mixer, combine cream cheese, blue cheese, half-and-half, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper. Cover and process until smooth.* Pour into pastry over pecans.

3. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

4. To serve, cut into 12 wedges. If you like, garnish with chives and chive blossoms. Makes 12 appetizer servings.

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