Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Mint Truffle Tart

Chocolate Mint Truffle TartEating a slice of this decadent dessert is like biting into a smooth truffle candy….

Chocolate Mint Truffle Tart

Chocolate Mint Truffle Tart

Ingredients

2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs 3/4 cup softened butter, divided 1 package (10 ounces) mint chocolate chips 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3 large eggs at room temperature, lightly beaten Chopped dark chocolate, chocolate curls, whipped cream, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup butter; press onto bottom and up sides of an ungreased 10-in.

tart pan.

Place tart pan on baking sheet; bake until crust is set, 12-15 minutes.

In a small heavy saucepan, heat cream and remaining butter over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan.

Place chocolate chips, sugar and vanilla in a bowl; pour cream mixture over chocolate and stir until chocolate is melted and sugar has dissolved.

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Slowly pour 1/3 of the warm chocolate mixture into eggs while stirring continuously; return egg mixture to chocolate and stir until smooth.

Pour into prepared tart shell.

Bake until center is just set (mixture will jiggle), 25-30 minutes.

Cool completely on a wire rack.

If desired, top with whipped cream, chopped chocolate and chocolate curls.

Refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts 1 slice:

  • 343 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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