Bakeless Apple Tart

The freshness and flavor of its uncooked ingredients are what make this alternative to traditional apple pie so delicious.
Bakeless Apple Tart


  • 2 cups walnuts, plus more for garnish
  • 1½ cups dates, pitted
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced into ¼-inch wedges
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 342 calories, 17 g fat (1.5 g saturated), 51 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein, 5.6 g fiber, 3 mg sodium (<1% Daily Value).


  1. In a food processor, puree 2 cups walnuts into a fine powder and transfer to a large bowl; then finely chop dates and transfer to the same bowl. Knead walnut powder and chopped dates into a dough, press dough into a 9-inch pie plate, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a large bowl, mix apple wedges, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice and refrigerate overnight.
  3. The following day, spoon apple filling into pie crust, arranging six apple wedges decoratively on top, and garnish with additional cinnamon and chopped walnuts.