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Silken Chocolate Pecan Tart

Yields1 Serving

The decadent chocolate with the ginger cookie crumb and pecan meal pairs perfectly with the pecan vodka and heavy cream in this chocolate pecan tart.

 ½ cup pecan meal
 ¼ cup pecan vodka
 1 ½ cups chocolate cookie crumb
 1 ½ cups ginger cookie crumb
 ¾ cup brown sugar, dark
 4 oz butter, unsalted, melted
 1 ½ cups heavy cream
 ½ cup whole milk
 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate
 1 whole egg
1

Place all cookie crumbs, brown sugar, and pecan meal in a bowl and combine well.

2

Add melted butter and mix well.

3

Press crumb into a greased baking dish (9×13).

4

Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

5

Remove and cool and set aside.

6

In a small pot, scald heavy cream and milk.

7

Pour over semi-sweet chocolate (chopped chocolate or chips) and let sit for 3 minutes.

8

Using a rubber spatula, combine the dairy and chocolate.

9

Add one beaten egg and stir quickly to incorporate.

10

Add pecan vodka to chocolate mixture and combine well.

11

Pour over cooled cookie crust and bake 325 degrees Fahrenheit. for 25 to 30 minutes or until there is no ‘jiggle’ in the center.

12

Remove from oven and cool completely. Cover with plastic wrap.

13

Place in refrigerator and chill 24 hours.

14

Remove from cooler and cut into desired size.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 900
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 59g91%

Saturated Fat 32g160%
Sodium 300mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 95g32%

Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Protein 8g16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.