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The Galette

by Buffy Owens
September/October 2009
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Preheat your oven to 400° F. Mix together:
8 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
1 egg
4 tablespoon sugar

Set above mixture aside. Next, divide in two and roll out on lightly floured area 1 pre-made pie crust into two free-form shapes

You will also need:
1 pint fresh blueberries
1-2 apples, cored and sliced
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup apricot preserves (melted)

Though the French lay claim, you will also see that the Italians have played a role in this rustic, free-form food that is kid-friendly, easy to make, and tastes great! Though Galettes can be savory or sweet, I have chosen to do two different fresh fruit Galettes with a helper
who is 2 years old. Meet Cole . . .

Buy a pre-made pie crust from the freezer or cold storage section of your local grocery store and divide it in 2 sections. (You can make your own pie crust if you want, but this is easier for children.) Place pie crust on a counter that has been lightly floured. Roll the pie crust into a circle, oval, rectangle " whatever shape you like; all will work. Place on a baking sheet and put in the refrigerator.

Next, core 1 or 2 apples and ...

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