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A perfect dessert to use up apples in the fall!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teas salt
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 1 water
  • 1 ground cinnamon
  • 4 medium Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 c. sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Cut in margarine using pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add combined egg and water; stir until mixture forms a ball of dough.
  • Place dough in center of baking sheet or pizza pan. Roll dough into a 12" circle creating 1/2" lip around edge.
  • Combine remaining 2T. sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over bottom of crust.
  • Peel, core, and slice apples with; cut apples in half.
  • Arrange slices over crust beginning at outside edge, overlapping closely.
  • Fill center with remaining slices to form blossom shape.
  • Bake 40 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is light golden brown.
  • Heat apricot preserves in microwave on HIGH 30-45 seconds or until melted. Brush over warm apples and crust. Serve warm or cool.
  • ** you can subtitute granny smith apples for any sweet-tart apples.

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