Pine Nut Crust

Preparation info
  • Makes enough dough for


    9 inch tarts
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

  • About


2 cups (10 ounces) pine nuts

  • cup sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 16


Since the recipe uses only one egg, it would be difficult to cut down, but the extra dough can be frozen for future use.

Place the pine nuts in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add the sugar and flour and continue to pulse until the nuts are finely ground. Place the mixture in a mixing bowl (the dough can be mixed by hand or in a mixer fitted with the paddle).

Add the sof