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Grain-Free Nectarine Cream Cheese Pecan Tart

Servings 6 servings


For the Crust:

  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/4 cup arrowroot starch
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup non-hydrogenated shortening such as Spectrum
  • 3 tablespoons water

For the Filling:

  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • 5-6 fresh nectarines pitted and thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 375°.

To make Crust:

  • Pulse pecans in a blender or small food processor until finely ground to flour.
  • Combine pecan flour, almond flour, arrowroot starch, sugar, salt, xanthan gum, and baking powder in a medium bowl. Cut in shortening until well combined. Add water and stir to form a dough.
  • Press mixture into a 14-inch rectangular tart pan (or round will work too!).

To make Filling:

  • Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Beat until smooth with a handmixer.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture into the bottom of the prepared crust. Top with sliced nectarines.
  • Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until crust is golden and done.
  • Serve warm or chilled.