Apple Tarts

Makes: 6-8 servings   Prep Time: 10 minutes   Cook Time: 15-18 minutes   Total Time: 25-30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 sheet puff pastry cut in 1/2
  • 3 apples, cored and sliced very thinly
  • juice of 1/2 of a lemon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • any kind of candy chips: cinnamon chips, peanut butter chips, white chocolate whatever tickles your fancy
  • jam or preserves for brushing
  • vanilla ice cream for serving
Directions:
  1. Core and cut apples into very thin slices.
  2. Put apples in a small bowl and squeeze the juice of half of 1 lemon into the bowl.
  3. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and a pinch of salt to the bowl.  Mix very well.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400° and spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  5. Pull puff pastry out of the freezer.  Cut in half and place on the baking sheet.
  6. Line apples up on each puff pastry strip placing them as closely as possible.  Drizzle with the extra "goop" at the bottom of the bowl.
  7. Sprinkle the tops with the chips of your choice.
  8. Bake for 15-18 minutes (or until the pastry is puffed up and golden brown) on the lowest rack so the chips don't burn.
  9. When it come out of the oven, brush with jam or preserves.
  10. Cut into slices.
  11. Serve warm with ice cream.
  12. Enjoy!