Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

This European-style tart is easy when you shape it on a cookie sheet. You'll love this cinnamon treat warm from the oven.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1/2
cup sugar
4
teaspoons cornstarch
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
4
cups thinly sliced, peeled cooking apples (4 medium)
1
teaspoon sugar
2
tablespoons chopped pecans or walnuts

Topping

Whipped cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge. Fold crust edge over filling to form 2-inch border, pleating crust as necessary. Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle pecans over apple mixture. Bake 5 to 15 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Serve with whipped cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    130mg
    130%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    19g
    19%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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