Caramel apple tart with cheese-cornmeal crust

Serves 6-8

  1. 3-1/3oz flour
  2. 3/4oz cornmeal
  3. 1-1/2tb sugar
  4. 1-1/2oz aged gouda or cheddar, shredded and chilled
  5. 7tb butter
  6. 1-2tb ice water
  7. 5 medium Granny Smith apples, thinly sliced
  8. 1/2 cup caramel
  9. Pinch of salt
  10. 1 egg
  • Pulse 1-3 in processor. Pulse in cheese. Add butter and pulse until pea-sized. Add ice water, form disk, wrap in plastic and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Roll out a 13in circle. Layer apples, leaving a 2in border around the edges. Drizzle caramel over apples and fold over edges in 5-6 pleats. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle salt over tart, brush egg over edges and bake at 325 degrees for 45-55 minutes.
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