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Pear Chocolate Tart


1 hour 35 minutes
Skill Level
1 tart

Pears, chocolate and almonds team up in this recipe to create a tart that’s the perfect dessert for any holiday celebration or get-together. Simply combine HERSHEY’S Cocoa and CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate to get a pear and chocolate pie that brightens any occasion.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
45 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • Prepared
    pastry for 8-inch pie
  • 7 Tbsps
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar or super-fine sugar
  • 1 cup
    almonds, ground
  • 2
  • 1 Tbsp
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • one half
    CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar (3.5 oz. bar), melted
  • 1 can
    pear halves (15 oz.), drained

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
8-inch tart pan 8-inch tart pan
baking sheet baking sheet
rolling pin rolling pin
floured surface floured surface
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350° F. Grease 8-inch tart pan with removable bottom.


Roll out pastry on lightly floured surface until large enough to fit pan. Line pan with pastry; place on baking sheet. Set aside.


Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add almonds, eggs and cocoa, beating until fluffy. Add melted chocolate; blend thoroughly. Spoon into prepared pastry shell; level surface. Arrange pear halves on surface.


Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until set and wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or cool.

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