Apple Cream Tart

Melody Mahanna

By
@mmahanna

This is a really nice apple tart with a cream filling. It looks like it took hours to make, but is really very simple! Most ingredients you will always have on hand so it makes for a quick last minute dessert for those "Honey/Mom, the office/school function needs a pie" moments!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

1/2 c
butter, cold
1/3 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon (optional)

FOR FILLING

8 oz
cream cheese
1/4 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

TOPPING

3
apples, granny smith
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2
For the crust: Cream butter and sugar, stir in vanilla mix in flour by half cups until a soft dough forms. (Dough will be the consistency of a short bread dough) Press into the bottom of an 8 inch removeable bottom tart pan making sure to give a 1 inch rim. (alternative use a cheesecake pan, just make sure to push the crust up approx. 1 inch up the sides to form the edges) Bake for 15 minutes, or until a light gold color. Remove from oven.
3
For the filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
4
Peel, core, and thinly slice all three apples, and toss with cinnamon, and sugar.
5
Smooth cream mixture into the crust, and arrange apple slices in a spiral on top. Bake in a 400 degree oven until apples are tender and golden approx 40 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy