Mini Apple Pie Bites
Mini Apple Pie Bites: A Delightful Bite of Autumn
Savor the essence of fall with our delightful Mini Apple Pie Bites. These tiny treats encapsulate the warmth and sweetness of ripe apples, cinnamon, and buttery crust, making them the perfect indulgence for crisp autumn evenings or holiday gatherings. Picture yourself biting into a golden, flaky crust that crumbles gently to reveal a heavenly blend of tender, caramelized apples infused with aromatic cinnamon and nutmeg. Each bite is a symphony of flavors, a miniature apple pie experience that will leave you craving for more.
- 2 cups of peeled, cored, and diced apples
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 package refrigerated pie crusts
- 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
- 1 tablespoon water
- Powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, combine diced apples, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Toss until apples are evenly coated.
- Unroll the pie crusts and, using a cookie cutter, cut out small circles.
- Place a spoonful of the apple mixture onto the center of each circle.
- Fold the circles in half to cover the filling, creating half-moon shapes. Seal the edges with a fork.
- Whisk together the beaten egg and water to create an egg wash. Brush the pie bites with the egg wash.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 24 mini apple pie bites
These Mini Apple Pie Bites are a delightful fusion of sweet apples, warm cinnamon, and buttery crust, creating the perfect bite-sized treat for any occasion.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 120 | Total Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 90mg | Total Carbohydrates: 18g | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugars: 8g | Protein: 1g
Make your autumn gatherings memorable with these Mini Apple Pie Bites. They are not just desserts; they are moments of joy wrapped in a flaky crust, ready to be shared with your loved ones. Enjoy the cozy flavors of fall in every bite and let these little pies bring warmth to your heart and home.