With simple ingredients and easy directions, this apple tart is as easy to make as, well, apple pie!

Enjoy this recipe from our very own Registered Dietician, Anna Hamada.

Flaky Apple Tart
Servings 12


1 sheet frozen puff pastry (thawed)
12 tablespoons Granny Smith apple (approx. 1/2 large), with skin, diced
4 tablespoons apple butter
4 tablespoons nonfat cream cheese
Cinnamon/Sugar topping
1 tablespoon pecans, unsalted, chopped
non-stick cooking spray
12 muffin size pan

Cinnamon/Sugar Topping
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350.
  2. Thaw frozen puff pastry according to package directions, approx. 40 minutes.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, cut pastry into 12 equal size pieces and place one piece in each muffin pan that has been lightly sprayed with the non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Prick the pastry with a fork and coat each with 1 teaspoon of the apple butter.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon of the diced apple on top of the apple butter followed by 1 teaspoon cream cheese.
  6. Mix the sugar and the cinnamon together in a small bowl and sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon on top of the cream cheese. Follow with 1/4 teaspoon nuts.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the apples are tender and the pastry is golden.

*Nutrition Information: 109 calories, 2 g protein, 6 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0.83 mg cholesterol, 72 International Units Vitamin A, 5 mg calcium, 134 mg sodium, 15 mg potassium, .