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Apple Pie Tartlets Recipe

Apple Pie Tartlets Recipe

Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of the tiny apple pie treats shared by Mary Kelley, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sweet and cinnamony, these mouthwatering morsels are a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray. For convenience, you can prebake the shells a day or two ahead of serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • FILLING:
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Roll out pastry on a lightly floured surface; cut into twenty 2-1/2-in. circles. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Prick pastry with a fork. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pastry.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  • 3. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add apples; cook and stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 4. Stir in the sugar, caramel topping, flour, cinnamon, lemon juice and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and apples are tender. Cool for 5 minutes. Spoon into tart shells. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 tartlets) equals 150 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.