Puff Pastry Apple Tart

1 (17 1/4 ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets (2 sheets), thawed
1/4  Cup plus 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/4  Cup cornstarch
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
5-6 firm ripe apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
3  Tbsp. butter, unsalted (at room temperature)

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Roll out one puff pastry sheet to 12-inch square on lightly floured surface. Line an 8-inch square baking dish with pastry, leaving 1-inch overhang on all sides.

Combine remaining ingredients except apples in a large bowl. Add apples and toss well. Spoon apple mixture into prepared pastry. Dot top of apple mixture with butter.

Roll out second pastry sheet to 11-inch square. Brush overhang of bottom pastry with water. Top pie with second sheet. Press pasty edges together to seal.

Trim edges to 1/2 inch. Using small sharp knife, cut slits in top of pie for steam to escape.

Bake until pastry is golden brown and apples are tender, about 1 hour.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Any fresh fruit would work with this delicious puff pastry tart, try pears, peaches, apricots, or any combination of fruits.

Makes 6 servings

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About Delicious Goodies

Love life, the outdoors, photography, reading, cooking, baking, spending time with family. Just a girl next door in what I call paradise - Southern California. By no means a professional cook, I do enjoy cooking, trying new recipes and sharing with others. I hope you enjoy what you find here! I have one Vegan in the family, so we are always making two meals, rather fun, and it allows us to try new ideas. When I was in Middle School I use to help my Grandmother make cookie canisters - every year at Christmas we would make an assortment of cookies, breads, candy and put them in a wrapped canister and give them as gifts. I still enjoy this idea, although haven't done it that much - at least not an assortment of goodies. I think this year will be the year I go back to that idea and see how everyone likes it. Have a wonderful week, and spread kindness everywhere you go!
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