I love these little tarts. They are a savory, sweet desserts that are easy to make and look like you have been slaving for hours. Which maybe you will if you decide to make the puff pastry from scratch (which one day I will). In case you don’t have all that time, these little tarts with their boxed pastry crust will certainly suffice.
Havarti and Apple Tarts (a variety of Bloghungry‘s recipe)
1 box (2 sheets) of puff pastry, thawed
1 green apple
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp butter
1/2 tsp cinnamon
8 thick slices of havarti
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
Unfold 1 sheet of puff pastry onto a lightly floured board and roll it slightly with a floured rolling pin until it’s a 10 by 10-inch square. Cut the sheet into quarters with a sharp knife. Place a good-sized slice of havarti and 3 or 4 this slices of apple the middle of each of the 4 squares. Sprinkle apples with cinnamon and brown sugar and top with a pat of butter. Brush the border of each pastry with egg wash and fold 2 opposite corners to the center, brushing and overlapping the corners of each pastry so they firmly stick together. Brush the top of the pastries with egg wash. Place the pastries on the prepared sheet pan. Repeat with the second sheet of puff pastry.
Bake the pastries for about 20 minutes, rotating the pan once during baking, until puffed and brown. Serve warm.
Anna, Havarti is one of my favorite cheeses. Alas, the puff pastry is not able to be converted to a food I can consume. 😦 I will have to come up with a pastry substitution for this lovely filling, because I simply have to try it! ~ Lynda
Oh no! That is terrible. I don’t know what would be an adequate substitute but please let me know because my friend Jason could surely benefit.
If figure it out I will certainly share! ~ L
These look so yummy David was drooling about them!!
Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide said:
I love this, so simple and tasty. Plus, apple turnovers have been on our blog to do list forever. Yes, we have a blog to do list.