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Bavarian Apple Tart

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
  • Makes
    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

  • 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.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla just until combined. Spread over crust.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 213 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.

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