It is my grandmother’s favorite recipe. It is a sticky, chewy, bite-sized apple pies. Occasionally, the regular old recipe for apple pie is just too much dessert to handle, so I can guarantee that you’ll love these Amazing Apple Pie Cookies.
- ¼ cup butter
- (4) eaches apples, peeled, diced into 1/4-inch cubes
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup white sugar
- 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
- 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
- ¼ tsp ground allspice
- ⅛ tsp ground cloves
- 2 tbsp water
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- (4) sheets pie crust pastries
- 1 tsp all-purpose flour
For the Icing:
- ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 ½ tbsp milk
- Preheat oven 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Add and melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add apples, toss until coated with butter. Then stir in brown sugar, white sugar, lemon juice, 1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon, 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract, salt, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves, cook and stir until apples have softened and sugars melt for 5 minutes. Let it boil.
- Combine water and cornstarch in a bowl. Then stir cornstarch mixture into the apple mixture, cook and stir until apple mixture thickens for 5 minutes. Remove it from heat, and cool completely about 20 minutes.
- Roll out a sheet of pie crust on a work surface with a rolling pin, cover with half of the cooled apple mixture. Roll out a second pie crust sheet with a rolling pin; slice with a sharp knife into 1/2 “wide strips. Weave pie crust strips over apple mixture to create a lattice top.
- Then flour a round cookie cutter or drinking glass. Press cookie cutter through the dough to create 12 round pies. Transfer it to a baking sheet.
- Bake until the crust is cooked through a golden brown in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes. Then transfer to a wire rack for 10 minutes to cool.
- Then repeat with remaining pie crusts and apple mixture, and put on a second baking sheet. Then bake in the oven until the crust turns golden brown and cook through about 20 minutes.
- Add and combine confectioners’ sugar and a tsp of cinnamon in a mixing bowl; add a tsp of vanilla extract. Then stir in milk slowly until you get your desired consistency is reached, drizzle over cooled pies.
Per Serving: 233.5 calories; fat 12.9g 20% DV; cholesterol 5.2mg 2% DV; sodium 209.8mg 8% DV; protein 2.2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 27.8g 9% DV.