Tarte Aux pommes Recipe

  French Pies

1 1/2 C thick unsweetened apple sauce
1/2 C honey
3 T Apple brandy...optional
1 T vanilla extract
lemon, grated rind only
3 C tart apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
1/2 C apricot jam
9" baked pie crust

In a 2 qt. saucepan over med-high heat, simmer applesauce, honey, brandy (if used) vanilla, and lemon rind until quite thick, about 10-15 minutes. Pour mixture into prepared crust. Arrange apples in circular style on top of sauce.

In a 1 qt. saucepan over med high heat, melt apricot jam,, then blend in processor or blender until pureed. Use a pastry brush to glaze apples with the jam

Bake for 30 minutes, Let cool before slicing 9 servings
This was sent to me by a past exchange student....he's now a Chef in Leon, France.

Tarte Aux pommes

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