Recipes: Cherry-Almond Streusel Tart

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Recipe adapted from Taste Of Home.   Makes 8 servings.  


  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Dash salt
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed if using frozen.
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon slivered almonds
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter


  • Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of an greased 9-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom; trim edges.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in cherries; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in extract. Pour into crust.
  • For topping, combine the oats, flour, brown sugar and almonds. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over filling. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 298 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 143mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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