Mini Apple Tarts

Ingredients:

For the Pate Sucree (Pie Dough)

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 2 large organic egg yolks
  • 1/4-1/2 cup ice water

For the Filling:

  • 3 cups chopped or shredded apple, i leave the peels on for the nutrients
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Flour

Directions:

For the Pie Dough

In a bowl combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Using a grated grate the butter into the flour mixture. Toss together like a salad using your fingers.

IN another bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and water. Add the flour mixture, a few tablespoons at a time, knead the dough until it all comes together.

Shape the dough into a disk, wrap in plastic and refrigerate until chilled. 1 hour. You can make ahead.

For the Filling:

Toss together the apples, sugar, cinnamon, flour, and lemon juice. Let sit.

Putting it all together: Preheat the oven to 350F. Divide the dough into 8 disks and roll out on a floured surface. Place on parchment paper on a baking sheet. Place 1/2 cup of filling on each disk and fold the sides over. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 45 minutes.

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