By Rosie Hatch

Published on October 1, 2017

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Photography by GREEN HEALTHY COOKING

It’s finally baking season—which means it’s time to turn that oven back on and start getting inspired by the new fall harvest. Right now, pumpkins are aplenty, apples are picked fresh, and cranberries won’t be limited to just the freezer section. Take advantage of these seasonal fruits by trying some easy and delicious tart recipes.

Simple Apple Tart

Instead of the usual apple pie this time of year, why not opt for a stunning apple tart with an oat and maple syrup crust instead? Green Healthy Cooking shows how you can make this fall beauty in less than an hour—including baking time.

 

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Tarts

These swirled pumpkin tarts with hazelnut garnish may look intimidating, but The Wood and Spoon has your back in this recipe. Using simple, easy-to-find ingredients and straightforward instructions, these handheld tarts can be yours. Make them even easier with store bought crust, in order to cut the time in half.

 
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Mini Cider Spiced Cranberry Apple Pies

Got 10 minutes? Good, because that’s all the prep time you need to make these adorable tarts by The Recipe Rebel. Cranberries, apples, cinnamon, and oats give us all the fall feels.

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Quick And Easy Honey Pear Tart

Pears have such an understated elegance to them, it’s a shame we only get them fresh for one season. Make the most of this fruit in Sally’s Baking Addiction’s recipe.

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Pomegranate And Chocolate Shortbread Tart

Everyone expects a pumpkin pie this season, but this chocolate pomegranate beauty by Urban Bakes is definitely a welcome change. With only six ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time, this tart just might be your next Thanksgiving dessert.

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Vanilla Apple Tarts

These little confections by What’s Gaby Cooking make hosting a breeze. All you need to do is toss the sliced apples in a few ingredients, arrange them on the dough, and pop them in the oven. Serve with caramel sauce because it’s the holidays—time to treat yo’self.

 
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Apple Cranberry Galette

Sometimes, vegans get the short end of the dessert stick—but that’s not the case with this galette from Recipe Runner. Bursting cranberries and baked apples steal the show, while spices like nutmeg and cinnamon bring everything to another aromatic level.

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Caramel Apple Cookie Tart

Instead of risking a broken tooth on a caramel apple, try this tart with the same flavor instead. Tutti Dolci adds a maple mascarpone filling to the classic apple-caramel duo, along with a pecan garnish for an added fall touch.  

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Raw Persimmon Tart

With no baking required and only five ingredients, it doesn’t get any easier than this. Not only is this recipe by Easy Bites simple, it’s also healthy—and if persimmons are your jam, check out more recipes here.

 
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No-Bake Plum Tart With Thyme And Gingersnap Crust

With plums still available on produce shelves, now is a wonderful time to whip up this sweet dessert by Tough Cookie. Each bite is filled with buttery crust, creamy mascarpone, and juicy, baked plums.

 
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Chai Spiced Cheesecake Tarts

Sugar and spice and everything nice—although there isn’t any actual fall fruit in this recipe, it fits the bill for an impeccable dessert choice this season. Donna Hay makes the crust with a gingerbread flavor, while the filling combines cream cheese with spices like cinnamon, vanilla, and allspice.