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Apple Spice Rose Tarts

  • Author: Autumn Reo of


These easy rose tarts will make you the apple of everyone’s eye.


  • 1 apple
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 sheets puff pastry (normally what you find in a pastry box.
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (enhances the apple and cinnamon combination.)


  1. Cut an apple in half longwise to remove the core.
  2. Thinly slice the apple halves horizontally.
  3. In a bowl, add the apple slices with lemon juice and water and microwave for 2 minutes.
  4. Pat dry the apple slices and set aside.
  5. Roll out one of the puff pastry sheets and cut into 4 even strips (pizza cutter works great.)
  6. Spread cream cheese on 2/3 of the puff pastry and sprinkle sugar onto the puff pastry strips.
  7. Lay apple slices peel side up and overlap to cover the pastry.
  8. Sprinkle cinnamon and ginger on apples.
  9. Fold the pastry puff in half lengthwise and roll up to create tart.
  10. Place apple side up in a greased muffin pan.
  11. Bake for 40 minutes at 375 degrees.


  • This recipe will make 8 tarts.