Apple Tart with Maple Walnut Crust

The traditional flavor combination of apples, walnuts, and maple syrup are nestled into a crunchy, crumbly cookie crust. It is easier to make than regular pie pastry, and fun to model as it has the consistency of “play dough.” Since there is no top crust, the apples will not steam but retain much of their crispness. The firm texture of the apples set against the fine grain of the crust pairs well with creamy vanilla ice cream. Continue reading