Seriously Delicious Apple Tart

A delicious gluten-free and vegan apple tart recipe
Vegan and gluten-free taste delicious in this Thanksgiving apple tart recipe. (Image courtesy of Joanna McCracken)

Any leftover filling makes an unbelievable oatmeal topping.

Seriously Delicious Apple Tart

  • Serves: 8
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  • CRUST:
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 pounds organic green apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground clove
  • pinch sea salt


  1. CRUST: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in food processor; pulse until mixture is moist, mealy and still slightly coarse. Press mixture into bottom and sides of 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
  4. FILLING: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  6. Line baking sheet with foil; spread apple mixture over the foil. Bake until apples are soft, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. COMBINE: Pour filling into crust. Slice carefully (crust is delicate) and serve.