Cheese And Apple Tartlets Recipe

Step 1

Pastry: Combine flour and salt in large bowl. With a pastry blender or 2 knives cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Gradually sprinkle with ice water, tossing with a fork until all is moistened. Gather dough into a ball. Divide dough in half. Form each ball into a square. Wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.

Step 2

Assemble: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Cut each dough square in quarters. On lightly floured surface, roll out each pastry piece to a 5-inch circle. Press pastry rounds into 4-inch tartlet pans. Trim edge. Set pans on baking sheet. Spoon chopped apples evenly in pastry shells. Sprinkle each with 1 ts sugar. Bake at 425 degrees F for 20 minutes until pastry is lightly browned and apple is tender. Remove from oven. Sprinkle each tartlet with 2 ts cheese. Bake at 425 degrees F for 5 minutes until cheese is golden brown. Serve hot or cold.

Things You'll Need

  • Pastry:
  • 2c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2c Unsalted butter, cut in
  • -small pieces
  • 5tb Ice water (or 6 tb)
  • Apple filling:
  • 1 1/4lb Cooking apples, peeled,
  • -cored and coarsely chopped
  • 8ts Sugar
  • 16ts Shredded cheddar cheese

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