Cheese Tart – Pecan Pie

Cheese Tart – Pecan Pie

Prep time: 45 min

Serves: 10-12

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST:
1/2 pack of Frozen Rolled Short Dough for Sweet Pastries by Tnuva, thawed
according to the manufacturer’s instructions

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CHEESE FILLING:
11 oz. Tnuva Original Cheese Spread
1/2 cup of powdered sugar
1 tbsp of flour
1 tbsp of vanilla extract
1 medium egg, beaten

INGREDIENTS FOR PECAN AND SILAN (DATE SYRUP) FILLING:
1/4 cup and 1 tbsp silan (try maple syrup instead)
11/2 tbsp brown sugar
1/4 cup of Tnuva butter, softened
1 medium size egg
Pinch of salt

INGREDIENTS FOR DECORATION:
11/4 cup pecans, halved
2 tbsp of silan (date syrup)

PREPARATION:
1. Dust the surface with flour and gently roll out the dough to 1/4’’ thick, put it in the
baking pan, cut the excess dough from the edges of the pan, pierce the bottom
with a fork and refrigerate for half an hour.
2. Heat the oven to 340 °F .
3. Cheese filling: mix all of the ingredients of the filling, except for the beaten egg.
Add the egg, and stir until smooth and even. Pour into the pan on top of the crust.
4. The pecan and the silan filling: mix all the ingredients together and gently pour
over the cheese filling.
5. Arrange the pecan nuts on top of the pie. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until golden
brown. Remove from oven. Cool.
6. Mix 2 tbsp of silan with a tsp of boiling water and brush the pie with the mixture.
Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.