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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

Thin French Apple Tart

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.

Cooking Light MARCH 2004

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 100mg
  • Calcium: 6mg
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