Simple Recipes for the Season: Simplest Apple Tart

By / Photography By Heather Diane Hardison | October 21, 2014


Thaw purchased puff pastry on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Arrange thinly sliced apples on top and sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Bake at 400° until the pastry is puffed and golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve with lightly sweetened whipped cream.



  • Puff pastry, thawed
  • Apples, thinly slice (preferably Honey Crisp, Mutsu or Pink Lady)
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Kosher salt
  • Whipped cream
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