Thin French Apple Tart

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke
This dramatic 12-inch French apple tart will elicit a wow from your guests. They will never know that this dessert uses only six ingredients and bakes in just half an hour.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 220
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Calcium 6 mg

Ingredients

1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury)
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 pounds Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°.

Place dough on a lightly floured surface; roll into a 12-inch circle. Place on a 12-inch pizza pan. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar mixture over dough. Arrange apple slices spokelike on top of dough, working from outside edge of dough to the center. Sprinkle apple slices with remaining sugar mixture. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes.

Combine honey and vanilla in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 40 seconds. Brush honey mixture over warm tart. Serve warm.

Note:

Use a paring knife to prepare the apples for this simple dessert.

David Bonom,

March 2004