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Bavarian Apple Tart Recipe

Bavarian Apple Tart Recipe

Everyone in my card club commented on this tart's wonderful taste. No one guessed that the delicate crust, creamy filling and sweet topping are light. There wasn't a leftover in sight when I serve this. —Mary Anne Engel of West Allis, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 4 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (about 4 medium)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla, flour and cinnamon. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla just until combined. Spread over crust.
  • 3. In another bowl, toss the apples, sugar and cinnamon; arrange over filling. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 213 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 0 fruit, 2 fat.

Reviews for Bavarian Apple Tart

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Candon
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"I used fat free cream cheese to cut down on the calories and fat even more... was delicious."

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fascinator
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Delicious. Make again."

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justclapp
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013

"This is a great recipe. I substituted sugar with Truvia baking blend to cut back on the sugar. You can't tell. I have had numerous requests for this recipe since I made it! Definitely will make this again."

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lurky27
Reviewed May. 18, 2013

"This is very good. It makes a nice presentation but really gets put together in a snap. I used 5 small Granny Smith apples and whole wheat flour.

~ Theresa"

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chancellorville
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2013

"I thought I was buying 1/3 fat cream cheese but misread the label. It was 1/3 neufchatel. It was the first time I was trying this recipe, so I had no pre-conceived ideas for taste. It was a delicious "mistake"."

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LindaFranz
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"Wonderful! Very easy and delicious!"

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thefigueroazoo
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"Very good. The cream filling tasted very good with the tart apples we picked."

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katelo
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2011

"Wasn't MY cup of tea, but if I was expecting company who I knew was a huge fan of apples, I MIGHT pull out this recipe again...speaking of tea -- that would probably been good with this!"

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annette m. w.
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"very impressive and tasty!"

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sharvey
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"My family loved it! It is so pretty!!"

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linsvin
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"Perfect fall recipe . Beautiful presentation. Tastes much better after chilled in the fridge"

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rachelayne
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2010

"This turned out wonderful! I will make this again."

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knitwit84
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"I made this recipe for the church potluck. It was gone in a matter of minutes! A big hit!"

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