Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Recipe by Loves2Teach
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crust
  • 1
    pillsbury refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box (from 15-oz box)
  • Filling
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 4
    teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2
    teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4
    cups thinly sliced peeled cooking apples (4 medium)
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons chopped pecans or 2 tablespoons walnuts
  • Topping
  • whipped cream, if desired
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 450°F
  • Remove pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon.
  • Gently stir in apples.
  • Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge.
  • Fold crust edge over filling to form 2-inch border, pleating crust as necessary.
  • Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 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.
  • Serve with whipped cream.
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