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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/8 cup corn starch (1/2 of ¼ equals 1/8th)
  • 2 sticks butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 extra large egg yolks
  • 6 Large Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and cut into one-quarter-inch slices
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Need a 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom

Tart Dough
In a food processor place the following ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/8 cup corn starch (1/2 of ¼ equals 1/8th)
2 sticks butter, room temperature
2/3 cup granulated sugar

Pulse until ingredients are crumbly.

Add 2 extra large egg yolks and pulse until dough pulls together.

Press in the bottom of tart pan and up the sides completely.  Prick the inside of dough with a fork, place on cookie sheet and refrigerate for 30 minutes or longer.  Place in middle rack of oven and bake for 25-28 minutes until golden.

Apple Filling

6 Large Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and cut into one-quarter-inch slices
2 Tablespoons butter
1/3 cup orange juice
½ cup granulated sugar
1 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon

Place apples in sauté pan with butter, orange juice, granulated sugar and ground cinnamon.  Stir well and cook over medium heat with a lid on the pan about 18-20 minutes.  Check often and stir.  Cook until fork tender.

Let tart shell cool, spread 1 can of Solo brand apricot filling or almond filling over bottom of tart shell.  Fill with apples.