Rustic Apple Tart

This Rustic Apple Tart is a great way to serve fresh fall apples My recipe is lower in sugar and uses store bought pie crust so it is quick, easy and a little healthier for you! You can even make them as individual apple tarts that are sure to please just about anyone with their classic flavors.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 individual tarts
Author Julie Wunder


  • 4 cups peeled cored and thinly sliced apples
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package store bought pie crust 2 crusts in package
  • 1 egg beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Sprinkle lemon juice on top of sliced apples to keep them from turning brown.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, agave nectar, brown sugar, flour and salt to the bowl with the apples and coat the apples well.
  4. Unroll the pie crusts and cut each crust into four pie pieces.
  5. Fold in the corners of each piece to make a small circle of crust.
  6. Place 1/8th of the apples in each crust leaving a 1 inch edge of pie crust empty.
  7. Turn the edges of the pie crust up and over the apples and pinch until it holds.
  8. Brush the beaten egg around the crust of each tart.
  9. Bake tarts on a greased cookie sheet for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Notes

You can also leave the crusts whole and make two larger tarts.