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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Individual Fruit Tarts

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • Short pastry
  • - rolled out
  • - to about 1/8-in thickness
  • 12 tb Granulated sugar
  • 2 tb Granulated sugar
  • -to sprinkle on
  • - rolled pastry
  • Apricot jam; warmed
  • Fresh fruit
  • -such as
  • -Golden Delicious apples,
  • - Pears and so forth
  • Butter
  • 1/2 Lemon, juice only


PREHEAT OVEN TO 425F. Roll out the pastry and cut circles about 5-inches
across using a cookie or biscuit cutter. Gather into a ball the dough
remaining from the cutouts, roll again and cut additional circles. Sprinkle
with about 2 tablespoons of sugar, stack with waxed paper between and
refrigerate, or better, freeze.

Prepare the fruit by peeling, coring, slicing thinly and tossing with lemon
juice. Warm the jam using 1 tablespoon or 2 of water if needed. Taking a
disk of dough, turn the edges up as though making a small pizza. Spread a
little apricot jam over the pastry. Put a few slices of overlapping fruit
on, paint with more apricot jam, sprinkle with a tablespoon of sugar and
dot with butter. Bake for 15 minutes. The pastry edges should be golden

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