Apple Tarts with Maple Almond Butter

Attention please!  Easy recipe coming up! But it looks impressive, which is really what we all strive for.
This dessert combines some fall flavors and calls it good.  I doubled the recipe below, since I would be feeding many people for a Fall Party :-)

Ingredients:
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
2 medium apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup almond butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons maple syrup- heated and thinned with a bit of water

Heat up your almond butter and 3 tablespoons of maple syrup in the microwave until they are uniform and easily spreadable!  Do this in 30 second intervals, otherwise who knows what might go down in there.
Cut your puff pastry along the seams into 3 equal rectangles.  Spread your almond butter and maple mixture along each, leaving a border along the edge of plain pastry (keeping the almond butter warm made this a ton easier).
Peel and slice your apples if you haven't already done so!
 Admire the pumpkin bread, M&M cookies, and sliced acorn squash behind you.  Wait, what?
 Keep slicing those apples!
And lay them, overlapping slightly, down the center of your pastry.
Brush the warm and thinned-out maple syrup over the top of the apples.
Bake the tarts for 25-30 minutes in a 350 degree oven, or until the edges are puffed and turning golden brown.
Serve alone, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top like Becky did.
The original recipe I saw was with peanut butter and honey, so you can try that too!  But I loved the mellow almond butter, and the sweet maple mixed in.  It was a perfect dessert for a Fall party, so make this while you're carving your pumpkins this year!

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