Classic Apple Cranberry Tart Recipe

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A few simple ingredients are all you need to make this elegant-looking fruit tart. Try it with vanilla ice cream served alongside. --Sue Myers
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 208 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 114mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. On a lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry into a 13-in. circle. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 11-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom; trim pastry even with edge.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cranberries, apples, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Pour into crust. Dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut out with a floured 1-in. apple cookie cutter. Place over filling.
  3. Place tart pan on a warm baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 35-40 minutes or until filling is hot and bubbly and crust is golden. Serve warm. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Apple Cranberry Tart in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p280

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hjscarth User ID: 5632947 207606
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"This is excellant with thansgiving dinner. It is not only a dessert but can be served as small cranberry tarts or apple cranberry tarts. Letf overs are delicious!"

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