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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2For 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.
3For the filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
4Peel, core, and thinly slice all three apples, and toss with cinnamon, and sugar.
5Smooth 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