Chocolate Mint Truffle TartEating a slice of this decadent dessert is like biting into a smooth truffle candy….
Chocolate Mint Truffle Tart
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
Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup butter; press onto bottom and up sides of an ungreased 10-in.
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.
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.
Nutrition Facts 1 slice:
- 343 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.