Recipes and Cooking Mini Roasted Apple and Pear Tarts 3.8 (12) 2 Reviews Flaky pastry, smooth caramel, and tender apples and pears join together in this fruity fall dessert. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 21, 2016 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 20 mins Roast Time: 15 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 9 Yield: 9 tarts Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup butter, melted ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cup sliced apples and/or pears 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional) ½ of a 17.3-oz. pkg. (1 sheet) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed ¼ cup chopped toasted walnuts or pecans Sea salt flakes (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon. Spread in a 13x9-inch baking pan. Top with apples and/or pears. Roast 15 minutes. Remove fruit. If desired, stir bourbon into sugar mixture in pan. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. On a lightly floured surface, unfold puff pastry and cut into nine 3-inch squares. Using a paring knife, make a shallow cut around each square 1/2 inch from the edges. Generously prick centers with a fork. Place 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Press down centers with back of a spoon. Spoon apples and/or pears into centers of tarts. Drizzle fruit in each tart with 2 tsp. of the sugar mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake 7 to 10 minutes more or until pastry is light brown. Drizzle tarts with remaining sugar mixture and, if desired, sprinkle with salt. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 284 Calories 18g Fat 30g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 284 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 14mg 5% Sodium 112mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Total Sugars 16g Protein 2g Vitamin C 1.9mg 10% Calcium 20mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 91mg 2% Folate, total 23.5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.