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Peanut Caramel Tart

Chocolate Caramel Peanut Tart

A gooey caramel filling loaded with peanuts on a shortbread cookie crust and topped with peanut butter chocolate.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel peanut pie, chocolate caramel tart, snickers peanut butter pie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 390 kcal

Ingredients

Shortbread Crust

  • 1 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter cubed
  • 1-3 tablespoon Ice water
  • Pinch of Sea Salt

Caramel Peanut Filling

  • 1 cup Grandulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Butter cubed
  • 1 cup Roasted Peanuts
  • Pinch of sea salt

Chocolate Peanut Butter

  • 3/4 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tablespoon Peanut Butter

Instructions

Shortbread Crust

  1. 1. Grab a medium size bowl and mix together the flour,salt and sugar. Using a pastry cutter or a food processor, cut the butter into the flour and sugar until medium sized clumps of flour form. Add in 1 tablespoon of water at a time, only adding enough until the dough just comes together.

    2.Pour the shaggy dough into a lightly sprayed tart pan and press into the bottom and up the sides of the tart pan. Cover in plastic wrap and allow to chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

    3. Once ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prick the crust with a fork several times, line the inside of the tart crust with parchment then fill with pie weights. Bake the tart for 18-20 minutes until lightly golden brown.

Caramel Peanut Filling

  1. 1. In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, melt the sugar over medium heat. Boil the sugar for about 19-20 minutes, it's super handy to have a candy thermometer but if you don't have one, no biggie. If using a candy thermometer the temperature should read between 355-360 degrees Fahrenheit. The caramel will have a nutty smell and be a light brown color. Remove from heat and add in cubed butter then stir until combined. Slowly add in heavy cream and whisk until completely combined. Finish the caramel off with sea salt and roasted peanuts. Pour into the cooled crust.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache

  1. 1. In a medium bowl, melt the peanut butter and chocolate together in 15-30 second increments being sure to stir. Pour over the cooled caramel peanut filling.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Caramel Peanut Tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 202mg6%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 624IU12%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.