- 210 grams nuttelex or butter
- 250 grams Philadelphia Cheese
- 250 grams plain four
- 45 grams spelt flour
- 140 grams Cashews, raw
- 2 tablespoons nuttelex or butter
- 270 grams brown sugar
- 2 Pears or 4 pear halves from tin
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
Place all the pastry ingredients into the Thermomix bowl. Mix for 1 minute on closed lid position on interval.
Cover or wrap the pastry dough in glad wrap and place in the fridge for at least an hour.
Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a muffin tray.
On a floured surface, divide the dough into 12 even portions. Roll out each one until it is big enough to fit into a muffin cup. Gently press the dough into the muffin cups and using your fingers pinch the tops to create a decorative edge.
With any left over pastry, roll out and cut out shapes to go on the top of each tart.
Place cashews into Thermomix bowl and chop for 2 seconds on speed 6. Set aside.
Add the nuttelex to the bowl and melt at 60 deg for 2 minutes on speed 1. Add the brown sugar, eggs, cashews, pears and vanilla. Mix on reverse speed 1 for 30 seconds. Pour into the pastry cases and divide the mixture evenly between them. Top with a pastry shape..
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the fillings are set. Allow to cool in the tray for 5 minutes before removing to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge.
These little pies are divine! Suitable for the RPAH and Failsafe diet making them a great alternative for fruit mince pies at Christmas time. Leaving them plain on top or a different shape can make them perfect for any occasion. Lovely served at room temperature or heated up with ice cream or custard.
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