Apple Pie Bites Recipe or Handheld Apple Pie
Handheld Apple Pie Bites Recipe
Kid #1 is a huge fan of apple pie but with only 3 1/2 of us in this house, I don’t usually make it unless we have company–so when I saw this recipe for Apple Pie Bites
, I knew we had to try it!
Think of Apple Pie Bites like a hand-held apple pie. But instead of pastry entirely closing the apple and filling, it’s basically just a cinnamon and sugar covered apple with pastry twisted around.
Yes, this unique take on a recipe for handheld apple pie pretty and surprisingly fast to make! Warm out of the oven, they are delicious! I believe this would be a fun addition to a bake sale or side item at one of those church chicken dinners. From Taste of Home October 2011.
Apple Pie Bites or Handheld Apple Pie Recipe
1/2 Cup Sugar
2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1 Pie Shell, Unbaked (I make my own but you could use store-bought)
3 Tbsp Butter, Melted, Divided
2-3 Medium Tart Apples, Peeled and Wedged
In a small bowl, mix together Sugar and Cinnamon. Set aside 1 Tablespoon.
On floured surface, roll pie crust into square. Brush with 2 Tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with remaining Cinnamon/Sugar.
Cut pie crust into 1" strips or smaller. I began with larger strips but preferred the smaller strips in the end.
Wrap one strip around each apple slice, placing the Cinnamon/Sugar side against the apple.
Place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. Brush the top of the apple pie handheld pies with the remaining Butter. Sprinkle with remaining Cinnamon/Sugar mixture.
Bake 425* for 13-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
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