When I think of apple pies, I get a really warm and cozy feeling inside. After making dinner today, I decided to make mini apple pies for dessert. We are somewhat of a traditional family....The type that eats dinner and dessert on Sundays while watching football...he..he.. I love making food for my family, they really appreciate what I make and they are always so sweet and trust what I give them is good. I take pride in that.
Instead of making one large pie like I always do, I thought it would be nice to create miniature ones instead. These pies are cool, great for dessert, easy to store, and can fit in a lunch box. Good alternative to cookies, etc. Nothing better than homemade, no preservatives, no sitting on a shelf for two months...yuck.
I went the easy route and used store bought pie crust since I did not have time to make pie crust, that's my next adventure.
Gather these ingredients.
I sliced my apples, but better to chop them into chunks (they fit into the pie crust easier).
Add all your ingredients in. Smelling good..
Mix everything up.
|Add apples to a quarter slice of pie crust.|
Fold over and close up ends with a fork.
1 Box of Ready Made Pie Crust
6 Large Granny Smith Apples
3/4 cup Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia, which ever you prefer.
2 tbs Flour
3/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Ground Nutmeg
1 tbs Lemon Juice
Preheat oven to 425. Mix all of the filling ingredients together. Cut one of your pie crusts into quarters. Take a quarter of it, roll it in a ball. Use a rolling pin and create a round. Place apples in center, fold one side over, and press close with a fork. Place them all on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
This recipe will make 8 pies. However, I had left over apples and used another box of the pie crust to make 8 more. Try, and you will like. Oh, serve hot with a scoop of Vanilla ice cream.