With a shortbread crust, a cheesecakelike filling, and a delicately spiced apple topping, this elegant tart tastes divine and is a blast for kids to prepare. Our kid testers said arranging the apples in circles was "the best part."
Apples are big business in Monroe County, New York. Even so, Amy W., who moved to the area last year, hasn't found a pie to beat her crunchy caramel apple delight. Last year, Amy made five different pies--for four people.