This unique chilled tart features a cream cheese filling topped with cooked apple slices. A red cinnamon candy glaze adds a pretty finish.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pastry shell (9 inch), baked, cooled
1/2 cup sugar, divided
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup small hot cinnamon candies
4 cups sliced peeled apples
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. cornstarch
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese, 2 Tbsp. sugar, the milk and vanilla until well blended. Spread onto bottom of pastry shell.
Place 1/2 cup sugar, the water and candies in large saucepan; cook on low heat until candies are completely melted, stirring occasionally. Add apples; cook 8 to 10 min. or until tender. Drain apples, reserving 1/2 cup of the liquid; pour into small saucepan. Add lemon juice and cornstarch; stir until well blended. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 min.
Arrange apples over cream cheese mixture; drizzle evenly with apple glaze. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.
Enjoy a serving, 1 slice, of this cool dessert on occasion.
Apple varieties suitable for cooking include Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Winesap and Cortland.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 41g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 8 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.