Apple or Pear Fruit Tarts

This delectable dessert uses puff pastry shells to easily make pear or apple pastries drizzled with prepared caramel topping and served with vanilla ice cream.
  • thaw: 40 minutes
  • prep: 20 minutes
  • bake: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 6

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 large appleor pears, peeled and thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
  • 2/3 cup caramel topping, warmed (optional)
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream

Directions

  1. Thaw the pastry shells at room temperature for 40 minutes. Heat the oven to 375°F.  Stir the sugar, cinnamon and ginger in a small bowl.

  2. Roll each pastry shell into a 5-inch circle on a lightly floured surface.  Place the pastry circles onto 2 baking sheets. Arrange about 2/3 cup apple slices on each pastry circle, overlapping the slices. Sprinkle each with about 1 tablespoon sugar mixture.

  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Drizzle with the caramel topping, if desired.  Serve the pastries with the ice cream.

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