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Mini Apple Pies Made in a Muffin Tin

Easy Mini Apple Pies Made in a Muffin Tin are bite sized and delicious! Each buttery, flaky bite is filled with homemade apple pie filling. These handheld pies are perfect for party guests.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mini Apple Pies, Mini Apple Pies in a Muffin Tin
Servings: 10 pies
Calories: 314cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • oven adjusted to the center rack position
  • 12-count muffin tin
  • Baking nonstick spray
  • pastry brush
  • Apple corer/peeler
  • large mixing bowl
  • cutting board & knife
  • pastry cutter

Ingredients

Pie filling

  • 5 large Granny Smith Apples peeled, cored, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Pie crust

  • 14.1 ounces refrigerated pie crust I used a box of refrigerated dough
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions

  • Wash, dry, peel, core, and cubed your apples.
  •  Add apples to a bowl and coat with cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg, and flour. 
  • Remove apples from the bowl, and place apples into a large skillet with butter, and cook over medium heat until apples are tender; about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the over to 400°F degrees, and coat the muffin pan with nonstick spray or additional melted butter.
  • Roll out dough and cut out 4" circles which will be inserted into each muffin tin. This will be the crust layer. You will have to re-roll the dough to make all 10 pie crust circles, however you should have enough left over dough to make little 1/4" lattice strips. 
  • Once apples are tender, allow them to cool for 5 minutes before filling each pie crust cup.
  • Once each mini pie is filled, using a pastry dough cutter, form lattices in a crisscross patterns over each pie. 
  • In a small bowl whisk the medium egg and water to create a light and fluffy egg wash. Once pies are assembled, brush them with the egg wash.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until pies are golden brown and crust feels firm.
  •  Allow Mini Apple Pies to fully cool before removing. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide. 
Freezing
These mini apple pies can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days when stored in an airtight container. They can also be frozen for up to 3 months. To freeze, place cooled pies on a baking sheet and place it in the freezer. Allow pies to freeze before wrapping them each in plastic wrap, and adding them to an airtight container or bag.
To reheat allow them to thaw in the refrigerator and place them in the microwave to warm them up.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pie | Calories: 314cal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 159IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg