Rich Chocolate Truffle Tart with Oreo Crust

This is an intensely rich, dense chocolate tart so if you’re looking for something light and fluffy steer clear! The top of the tart becomes shiny and crackled much like a brownie but the interior does not resemble a brownie or cake in any way.  The inside, like smittenkitchen.com suggests, is more like a truffle.  The tart filling is very easy to make and the Oreo crust is even easier!

Rich Chocolate Truffle Tart with Oreo Crust
Makes 10 servings
Total Time: 1 hour

Oreo Crust
• 3 tbsp melted butter
• 18 whole Oreo cookies, crushed

Chocolate Filling
• 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
• 1 cup heavy whipping cream
• 2 large egg yolks
• 1 large egg
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
• Pinch of salt
• 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Sweetened Whipped Cream, for serving

For crust:
Preheat oven to 325°F. Crush cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or in a food processor to form fine crumbs and then add the melted butter. Mix together with your hands and press the crumb mixture firmly into a 9″ pie pan.

For filling:
Combine chocolate chips and heavy whipping cream in a medium saucepan. Whisk over low heat until chocolate is melted and smooth and remove from heat to cool. Whisk remaining ingredients in a medium bowl. Very slowly temper the egg mixture with a small amount of chocolate to prevent scrambling the eggs.  Add the rest of the chocolate mixture in and stir until blended. Pour filling into crust and bake about 35-40 min until the center doesn’t jiggle. Cool tart at room temp then place in fridge. Serve in thin slices with sweetened whipped cream.

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