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Little Apple Pies

Mini Apple Pies are individual pies loaded with Granny Smith apple filling, cinnamon, and brown sugar wrapped in ready to use pie crust. Harvest time perfect bites to serve with vanilla ice cream!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mini Apple Pies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 little pies

Ingredients

  • 1 store bought pie crust
  • 1 large apple, peeled, cored, finely cubed (Granny Smith)
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 9 Tbsp apple juice or water
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Lightly grease 6 holes of 12 holes muffin pan.
  2. Roll out the pie pastry and, using 4 inches round cutter, cut 6 rounds to place into muffins holes.

  3. Using 2.6 inches fluted round cookie cutter, cut 6 rounds from remaining pastry to cover the pies once filled.

  4. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  5. In a small pot, on medium heat, combine cubed apple, lemon juice and apple juice or water.

  6. In a mug, combine brown sugar, corn starch and cinnamon.

  7. Add dry ingredients to apples and boil the mixture for 2 – 3 minutes. Stir constantly but gently to avoid lumps. Leave aside.

  8. Line muffin tin holes with larger rounds of pie crust to fit nicely and fill each with 1 1/3 tablespoon of apple filling.

  9. Top with smaller crust rounds and gently seal using fingers.

  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.