Mini Apple-Cinnamon Pies
So simple to make, these mini apple-pies are a huge hit with both the crowd at the table and you in the kitchen! Serve these bite-sized treats at your next brunch or dinner party, or have them as a special dessert any night of the week!
- 3 1/2 cups peeled and diced Granny Smith apple
- 3 TB dark brown sugar
- 2 TB apple cider or apple juice
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp lemon juice
- pinch salt
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- 1 refrigerated pie crust
Place apple, sugar, apple cider, cinnamon, and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring often for 5-8 minutes or until apples are beginning to soften. Mix cornstarch with 1 tsp water and stir into apple mixture. Coat 8 muffin cups with cooking spray and preheat oven to 425. Cut 8, 4” circles of pie dough, rerolling scraps as needed. Press into muffin cups and fill with apple mixture. Bake for 20 minutes or until crust is browned and filling is bubbly. Let cool before removing and serving.
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