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apple tart drizzled with caramel sauce and dusted with powdered sugar on a wood cutting board.
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Caramel Apple Tart

This easy Apple Tart recipe has all the rich fall flavor you’re looking for. A light, flaky, puff pastry crust covered in a honey cinnamon butter, and topped with apples, pecans, and sticky sweet caramel sauce… Are you drooling yet?! This apple dessert is perfect for any apple lover. Delicious any time of day or night, serve this apple tart as breakfast, brunch, or dessert for a dish that will delight!
Course Breakfast, brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple tart, apple tart recipe, caramel apple tart
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 522kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 puff pastry sheet thaw according to package directions
  • 2 large granny smith apples thinly sliced
  • ½ cup salted butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey or brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon apple pie spice
  • ½ cup pecans crushed
  • 6 tablespoons caramel sauce


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Cut thawed puff pastry sheet into 6 equal parts.
    1 puff pastry sheet
  • In a bowl cream together butter, honey (or brown sugar), cinnamon, and apple pie spice.
    ½ cup salted butter, 2 tablespoons honey, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, ½ teaspoon apple pie spice
  • Spread a tablespoon of honey butter over each pastry puff. Add a layer of thin apple slices on top of the butter.
    2 large granny smith apples
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until puff pastries are golden brown.
  • Remove pastry puff from oven. Sprinkle crushed pecans and drizzle caramel sauce over pastry puff. Dust tarts with powdered sugar and serve.
    ½ cup pecans, 6 tablespoons caramel sauce


To keep apples from browning:
When using apples, I always slice or dice my apples first then soak in 1 to 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 cups of water for about 5 minutes. After soaking drain lemon water and rinse. This will keep apples from browning for 3 days.


Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 529IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg