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Apple Tartlets

Take these simple, yet delicious Apple Tartlets to the next level in our Ruffled Baking Cups.

Ingredients
Crust:
  • *To save time you can use store bought pie pastry and skip to step 4
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 8 ounces unsalted butter, very cold, cut in small slices
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Filling:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 6-7 apples peeled, cored and sliced thin
Topping:
  • Cinnamon
Instructions
  • Place oven rack on lower ⅓ of oven. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine flour, salt and sugar in a food processor. Then add cold butter slices and process to consistency of cornmeal.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and vanilla. Add egg to flour and process until it forms a ball. Remove dough from processor and press together with heels of your hand until smooth. Wrap in a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Arrange 8 ungreased Ruffled Baking Cups on a baking sheet. Pinch off 1 tablespoon size piece of dough, roll into a ball and gently press into Ruffled Baking Cups. Repeat to fill all.
  • Melt filling butter into a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer.
  • Peel , core and thinly slice apples. Arrange apple slices in the tartlet starting from the outside and working your way in.
  • Pour the melted filling over the apples and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • With oven at 350°F, bake tartlets for approximately 35-45 minutes.