Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Sounds sophisticated, but in this free form, it's simply the easiest apple “pie” you'll ever make!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup sugar
4
teaspoons cornstarch
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
4
cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (4 medium)
1
teaspoon sugar
2
tablespoons chopped pecans or walnuts
  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet.
  2. Mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon in medium bowl. Add apples; toss gently. Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over apples, ruffling decoratively. Brush edge of crust 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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
A sprinkling of sugar before baking gives the crust a sparkly and sweet finish. Try using coarse sugar (available in the supermarket baking aisle) instead of granulated sugar for an extra-­special sugar twinkle.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 70 ),
  • Total Fat 8 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 145 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.