Though this recipe may be simple to prepare, it looks like it came straight from a bakery.

Caramel Chess Tart

Recipe Source: Southern Living

  • 20 min prep
  • 55 min cook
  • Intermediate

In this recipe, the pie crust is filled with a butter and sugar mixture that caramelizes in the oven. Sprinkle a bit of powdered sugar on top, and this tart is a showstopper.

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What Makes This Pinworthy?

All caramel fans are guaranteed to love this tart recipe- everyone who tries it will go back for a second slice. The crisp pie crust pairs well with the more creamy filling, and the caramelized top layer is absolute perfection. Although this dessert contains a fair amount of sugar, the tart contains just the right amount of sweetness.

Beautiful and sophisticated looking, this tart looks like it came from a bakery. Despite looking difficult to make, it is perfectly easy enough to make from the comfort of one’s own kitchen. To prepare this tart, one basically fits a pie crust into a tart pan and partially blind bakes it. The caramel filling contains only six ingredients that get blended together before being poured into the pie crust. From there, it’s a simple matter of baking the tart until it has almost set. After cooling, the tart can be served with a sprinkling of powdered sugar on top or even some whipped cream. It is truly that easy!

This dessert can be made ahead of time- just prepare the tart and store it in the refrigerator until it is time to serve. During the holidays, a lot of food dishes require a lot of time and prep, so having an easy dessert that can be made ahead of time can be quite helpful.

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  • Mrs. Anderson’s Baking Ceramic Pie Crust Weights (via Amazon)

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