Mini Apple Pies

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (14.1 oz/399 g) refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts), softened according to the package directions
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) flour
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 3   Granny Smith apples (about 1 lb/450 g), peeled and cored
  • 1   lemon
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) water

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

  2. Unroll the pie crusts onto a lightly floured surface. Cut 3 circles from each crust with the large Pie Dough Cutter. Place the circles into the wells of the Mini Pie Pan, pressing the dough into the bottom and up the sides of the pan.

  3. Roll out the remaining dough to ⅛-" (3-cm) thick. Cut 6 circles with the small Pie Dough Cutter. Set aside.

  4. For the filling, combine the sugar, flour, and cinnamon in large mixing bowl; mix well. Thinly slice the apples; cut apple slices in half. Zest the lemon to measure ¼ tsp (1 mL). Juice the lemon to measure 1 tsp (5 mL).

  5. Add the apples, zest, and juice to the sugar mixture; toss gently to coat.

  6. Transfer the apple mixture evenly into the 6 wells.

  7. Brush the edges of the small dough circles with water. Place on top of the pie filling, wet-side down. Pinch the top and bottom dough together and press it into the scalloped rim.

  8. Use a knife to cut vent holes in the top dough. Bake for 23–25 minutes, or until the crusts are golden brown. Remove from oven and let the pies cool in the pan for 5 minutes before releasing.

Yield:

  • 6  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per Serving: Calories 350, Total Fat 19 g, Saturated Fat 8 g, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 370 mg, Carbohydrate 48 g, Fiber 1 g, Sugars 14 g, Protein 3 g

Cook's Tips:

The Apple Peeler, Corer & Slicer is the perfect tool for the apples in this recipe.

This recipe works great with our Scratch Pie Crust recipe.

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