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Apple Cream Cheese Tart Recipe

Apple Cream Cheese Tart Recipe

“I love this recipe because it’s a tasty twist on an all-time favorite dessert…apple pie,” notes Theresa Sabbagh of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup thinly sliced peeled tart apple (1/8-inch slices)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • Whipped cream and ground nutmeg, optional


  • 1. In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar; beat in vanilla. Stir in flour. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a 6-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2. For filling, in a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg and vanilla. Pour over crust. In a bowl, combine the apple, sugar and cinnamon; arrange over filling. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 3. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool on a wire rack. Remove sides of pan. Garnish with whipped cream and nutmeg if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 258 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2017

"This was a very tasty little tart, and I loved that it was relatively low in carbohydrates for a dessert, since I am a type 2 diabetic."

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2016

"This dessert was excellent - the crust was great all by itself. My Husband said make it again next week!"

Reviewed Sep. 10, 2013

"Really great seasonal dessert. Made for potluck and everyone loved it and asked for the recipe."

Reviewed Sep. 10, 2013

"One word....yum!"

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