Apple Tart

by Jen on November 17, 2011

Good morning!  How are you today?  I’m cleaning the house.  It feels like I’m always cleaning the house though, so what’s new!

I thought it was time for a dessert recipe.  It’s been a while since I’ve posted one, and even though I’m all about healthy living and eating, I’m also about treating yourself once in a while.  Because life just wouldn’t be the same without a slice of Rainbow Cake!

Now that apples are in back in season, I wanted to make a dessert with, you guessed it, apples!  Typically, when you think of an apple dessert you think of pie.  Well, I do anyway.  But, since I’ve never perfected the art of pie making, I thought it would be better to make an apple tart.  Tarts are sooooo much easier to make than pies.  And this recipe is super easy.  And I made it even easier by buying a pre-made pie crust.  Don’t judge.  Just make it.


Apple Tart
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: FamilyFoodFitnessFun
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Serves: 8
  • 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie dough
  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • ICING:
  • 2 Tbsp margarine, melter
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 – 4 Tbsp hot water
  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Peel, core, and cut apples into 1/2 inch wedges.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together apples, sugar, cinnamon, and flour.
  4. Roll out dough onto prepared baking sheet. Spread apple mixture over the center of the pie crust, leaving an inch of dough around the edges.
  5. Fold dough towards the center.
  6. Bake 25 – 30 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together margarine, vanilla extract, and icing sugar. Add a tablespoon of hot water at a time an repeat until the icing reaches your desired consistency.
  8. Drizzle icing over warm apple tart, slice, and serve.


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One word – DELICIOUS!  I love the glaze drizzled over top, it’s the perfect finishing touch.  The cinnamon and sweet apples are perfect.  And I love the fact that you are getting a serving of fruit with this dessert Winking smile

Now that you know how easy this is to make, I highly recommend you make it for the family…TONIGHT!


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1 Jen November 17, 2011 at 10:21 am

Looks delish!! I can’t make it tonight…no pie crust. But I’m going to the store tonight so, I’ll pick some up and make it tomorrow. I’m already excited about how good my house in gonna smell 🙂


2 Jen November 17, 2011 at 2:35 pm

I love the smell of baking pie 🙂 Let me know what you think!


3 Lori@ Teacher Turned Mommy November 17, 2011 at 11:02 am

looks yummy. I’ve got a simple apple pie recipe for you — no pie crust!


4 Jen November 17, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Hmmm…but the crust is the best part 😉 Is there oats or something else?


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