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