Pear-Cranberry Linzer Tart

Pear-Cranberry Linzer Tart
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 8 oz. (1 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 8 oz. (1-¾ cups) all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp. table salt
  • ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, picked through and rinsed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • + 10 more ingredients
    • ¼ cup heavy cream or whole milk
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 4 oz. (1 cup) walnuts, lightly toasted
    • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
    • 2 hard-cooked egg yolks, crumbled
    • 2 raw egg yolks
    • 6 Tbs. all-purpose flour
    • 2 lb. ripe pears (preferably Comice or Bosc), peeled, cored, and cut into 1/3-inch slices (about 4 cups)
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

In a food processor, grind the walnuts w ith the sugar to a sandy texture. Add the flour, cinnamon, lemon zest, salt, cloves, and crumbled hard-cooked egg yolks. Pulse briefly to combine. Add the butter and pulse until the dough starts to come together and looks clumpy. Add the raw yolks and vani...

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