Oregon Apple and Pear Tiny Tarts

Oregon Apple and Pear Tiny Tarts

Ingredients:

Pie dough:

  • This recipe will use two, 12-inch circles of pie dough. Use your favorite recipe, or pre-made.

Filling:

  • 3 apples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 2 pears, apples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Milk, for brushing
  • Coarse or granulated sugar, for topping 

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Peel, core and dice apples and pears.
  3. Mix apples and pears with sugar and spices.
  4. Cut 3-inch circles from pie dough using cookie or biscuit cutter and put them onto a sheet pan. If sheet pan is not non-stick, cover tray with parchment paper or coat it with butter.
  5. Lightly brush milk on pie dough circle.
  6. Scoop 1 tablespoon of mixture into the center of the pie dough circle.
  7. Cover with another pie dough circle and crimp down the edges with a fork.
  8. Using a fork, poke a set of holes on the top.
  9. Brush top with milk and sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.
  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes until tops are golden brown.

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