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Pear, Cranberry & Cheddar Galette
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Desserts - Pear, Cranberry & Cheddar Galette

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Dough Ingredients

AmountIngredient
12 sheets Frozen Phyllo Dough, thawed 12
1/2 cup Melted Salted Butter 125 mL

Galette Filling Ingredients

AmountIngredient
2 cups Pears, diced 500 mL
3/4 cup Fresh Cranberries 175 mL
1/4 cup Granulated Sugar60 mL
1/4 cup Light Brown Sugar 60 mL
1/4 tsp Cinnamon 1 mL
1 tbsp Salted Butter 15 mL
1/3 cup Balderson Extra Old Cheddar, grated 75 mL
1 Egg * 1

* mixed with water for brushing

Preparation

  • Baking Time: 25-35 minutes
  • Serves 6 to 8
  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C)
  • Brush each sheet of phyllo dough lightly with butter
  • On a large parchment-lined baking sheet, layer phyllo sheets neatly on top of each other
  • In a bowl, toss together the fruits, sugars, cinnamon and cheese
  • Spoon mixture onto center of dough, leaving a 4-inch (10 cm) edge
  • Dot mixture with the butter
  • Fold crust over, forming 5 to 6 overlapping folds
  • Place tart on a parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Brush crust with additional melted butter and sprinkle with additional granulated sugar
  • Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, until crust is golden grown and fruit mixture is bubbling