Nutty Caramel Cookie Tart

Contest 43 and Shannon Kohn, Simpsonville, SC - 2008 Finalist. Luscious layers of cookie, caramel and peanut butter[ stack up to a mouth-watering treat.]

Total Time:
2 hr 30 min
20 min
1 hr 30 min
40 min

16 servings

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury(r) Create 'n Bake(r) refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 1/3 cup Fisher(r) Dry Roasted Peanuts
  • 1/3 cup SMUCKER'S(r) Caramel Ice Cream Topping
  • 1/4 cup JIF(r) Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/4 cup white vanilla baking chips
  • Directions:
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Press cookie dough evenly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. (If dough is sticky, use floured fingers.) Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown.

  • Meanwhile, place peanuts in resealable food storage plastic bag; seal bag. Crush peanuts with rolling pin or meat mallet; set aside.

  • In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramel topping, peanut butter and cinnamon uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds or until hot and bubbly; stir well. Drizzle mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Sprinkle with peanut butter chips, vanilla baking chips and crushed peanuts.

  • Bake 12 to 18 minutes longer or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.

  • Run sharp knife carefully around edge of tart to loosen; remove side of pan. To serve, cut tart into wedges. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

  • High altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

  • Fisher is a registered trademark of John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-6057 U.S.A.

  • (r)/(tm) Smucker's, Smucker's Squeeze and Smucker's Sundae Syrups are trademarks of The J.M. Smucker Company

  • (r)JIF is a trademark of The J.M. Smucker Company

  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

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