Date Nut Tart

Date Nut Tart
Photo by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins

Have some low-fat frozen yogurt on hand to top off this sweet, irresistible dessert.


1 (9-inch) pie crust
1 1/2cups coarsely chopped walnuts
1cup chopped, pitted dates (do not used sweetened dates)
2/3cup dark corn syrup
1/2cup sugar
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2teaspoon salt
2 eggs, at room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place pie crust in a 9-inch tart pan or, for squares, gently press into a 13-by-3½-inch pan. Place nuts and dates in crust.
  3. Combine corn syrup, sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs in a large bowl; whisk well. Pour over dates.
  4. Bake about 50 minutes, until puffed and brown. Cool on a wire rack at least 15 minutes before slicing.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 14.17
  • Calories 290
  • Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Potassium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 22g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 6%