Country Apple-Pear Tart

Country Apple-Pear Tart

Like a fall fruit basket, this golden pie with an easy refrigerated crust overflows with apples, pears, nuts, and more.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Crust
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Filling
2
cups thinly sliced peeled apples
2
cups thinly sliced peeled pears
3/4
cup fresh cranberries
1/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
Topping
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter
1
teaspoon milk
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons sliced almonds
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Remove crust from pouch; unfold crust. Place on paper-lined cookie sheet. Press out fold lines.
  2. In large bowl, combine all filling ingredients; toss to coat. Spoon filling evenly onto crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edges.
  3. In small bowl, combine 1/4 cup flour, brown sugar and butter; mix well. Sprinkle mixture over filling. Fold edge of crust over filling, pleating crust to fit and leaving about 5 to 6 inches in center uncovered. Brush crust with milk; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  4. Bake at 425°F. for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Sprinkle almonds over filling. Bake at 350°F. for an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until edges are deep golden brown and fruit is tender.
  5. Immediately loosen tart by running pancake turner under crust; place on wire rack. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
A Sweet Slice of Country: Gently spiced apples and pears mingle in a homestyle tart that brings back delicious memories of an old-fashioned kitchen. Serve it warm with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. Leftovers (shhhh!) are delicious for breakfast the next day.
Ingredient Substitutions
Instead of combining apples and pears, try this recipe prepared with either all apples or all pears. Substitute the nutmeg with your favorite spice; try cinnamon, ginger or cardamom.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 135),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 61g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 34g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.