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      Oregon Apple and Pear Tiny Tarts

      Oregon Apple and Pear Tiny Tarts

      Ingredients:

      Pie dough:

      • This recipe will use two, 12-inch circles of pie dough. Use your favorite recipe, or pre-made.

      Filling:

      • 3 apples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1/4 inch cubes
      • 2 pears, apples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1/4 inch cubes
      • 1/3 cup sugar
      • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
      • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
      • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
      • 1/4 teaspoon salt
      • Milk, for brushing
      • Coarse or granulated sugar, for topping

      Directions:

      1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
      2. Peel, core and dice apples and pears.
      3. Mix apples and pears with sugar and spices.
      4. Cut 3-inch circles from pie dough using cookie or biscuit cutter and put them onto a sheet pan. If sheet pan is not non-stick, cover tray with parchment paper or coat it with butter.
      5. Lightly brush milk on pie dough circle.
      6. Scoop 1 tablespoon of mixture into the center of the pie dough circle.
      7. Cover with another pie dough circle and crimp down the edges with a fork.
      8. Using a fork, poke a set of holes on the top.
      9. Brush top with milk and sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.
      10. Bake for 15-20 minutes until tops are golden brown.