Apple Galette

serves 6


  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 large honeycrisp apple (or two regular tart apples)
  • 1 1/2 T cold, unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 c dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 t cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 T water
  • 1/2 T granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Peel and core apple, slice thinly.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine apples, butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Mix until apples are evenly coated.
  4. Place pie crust on a parchment covered baking sheet.
  5. Arrange apples evenly in center of pie crust, leaving a two inch edge all around.
  6. In a small bowl, combine egg and water.
  7. Lightly brush egg wash over inner edge of pie crust.
  8. Loosely fold edge of pie crust over apples, pleating about every two inches.
  9. Lightly brush egg wash over outer edge of of pie crust.
  10. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake until crust is golden, 30-40 minutes.
  11. Move parchment and galette to a cooling rack. Allow to cool at least 15 minutes.