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French Apple Tart

1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury)

3 tablespoons apple jelly, melted and divided

1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise

3 tablespoons packed brown sugar

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg

1 1/2 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced

8 teaspoons crème fraîche  or whipped cream

 

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Roll dough to a 12-inch circle; place on a 12-inch pizza pan. Brush dough with 1 tablespoon jelly. Place pan in freezer for 5 minutes.

3. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean. Combine seeds, brown sugar, and nutmeg in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar mixture over dough. Arrange apple slices in concentric circles on prepared crust. Sprinkle apples with the remaining sugar mixture. Bake at 425° for 35 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown.

4. Brush remaining 2 tablespoons jelly over hot tart. Cut into 8 wedges; top each wedge with 1 teaspoon crème fraîche

 

From:Cooking Light

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