Here's a delightful, quickly-prepared tarte that will delight your friends and family. Only 45 minutes from start to finish, it's a wonderful summertime dessert or tea-time break!


3 ripe peaches, sliced in 1/4" slices
1 bottom pie crust
2 T butter, in small pieces
2 T sugar
1 T sanding sugar
Freshly ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves to taste
Cold water

Preheat oven to 425F.

1. Lay out the bottom pie crust on a cookie sheet.
2. Place the peach slices in in concentric circles, starting 3/4" from the edge of the crust and working towards the center.
3. Sprinkle with the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and sugar.
4. Dot with the butter all around.
5. Brush edge of crust with cold water, and fold crust over/crimp.
6. Sprinkle with sanding sugar.
7. Bake for 30 mins @ 425F. Let cool completely before transferring to a serving dish.

To serve: Top with ice cream or whipped cream.