Caramel-Apple-Ginger Crostata

Enjoy this delicious apple and ginger crostata made using Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust – a perfect Italian-style dessert drizzled with caramel topping.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
6
cups thinly sliced peeled apples (about 5 medium)
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
1
tablespoon granulated sugar
1/3
cup caramel topping

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust in pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss apples, brown sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, leaving 2-inch border (apples will be piled about 4 inches high). Sprinkle butter over apples. Fold edge of crust over, pleating to fit. Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • 3 Loosely cover top and sides with foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 9 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender. Immediately run spatula or pancake turner under crust to loosen. Cool 30 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges; drizzle with caramel topping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust in pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss apples, brown sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, leaving 2-inch border (apples will be piled about 4 inches high). Sprinkle butter over apples. Fold edge of crust over, pleating to fit. Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • 3 Loosely cover top and sides with foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 9 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender. Immediately run spatula or pancake turner under crust to loosen. Cool 30 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges; drizzle with caramel topping.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Shop for crystallized ginger in the spice section of the supermarket.

Choose a crisp baking apple such as Haralson, Honeycrisp or Braeburn.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
70g
70%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.