Blue Cheese Tart
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
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
Fresh chives (optional)
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.