Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This free-form pie comes together quickly with the help of store-bought crust.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  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 circleson prepared crust. Sprinkle apples with the remaining sugar mixture. Bake at 425 degrees F 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 creme fraiche.
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Made & shared this very delicious tart at a neighborhood potluck, cutting it into smaller-than-usual pieces to go around! Easy to make & wonderfully satisfying! Thanks for posting the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this Spring's round of Pick A Chef]

Sydney Mike April 03, 2012