Crunchy Hazelnut Pastry Shell Recipe
1 cup flour
1 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup butter
1/4 cup oregon hazelnuts, - roasted & diced
3 tbsp water
Combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture looks like
coarse corn meal. Stir in hazelnuts. Blend in water to form crumbly
dough. Pat into bottom and sides of a 9" tart or pie pan. Chill 20
minutes. Bake in a 400 oven 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool. Makes 1 (9") tart.
* COOKFDN brings you this recipe with permission from: * Oregon
Hazelnut Industry and The Hazelnut Marketing Board
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