Mini Apple Pies

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Get ready to enjoy the cutest and most delicious mini apple pies ever! These little treats feature buttery crusts shaped like apples and filled with homemade apple pie goodness, topped off with a sprinkle of spiced sugar. Here’s why you’ll absolutely adore this recipe:

Why You’ll Love This Mini Apple Pie Recipe:

Easy to Make: With store-bought pie crust, these mini pies come together in no time! You can have a batch ready to enjoy in just an hour or less, perfect for satisfying those spontaneous dessert cravings.

Adorably Cute: Just look at them – these mini pies are shaped like tiny apples! They’re as delightful to look at as they are to eat. Who can resist their adorable charm?

Absolutely Delicious: Bite into flaky pie crust filled with a mouthwatering apple filling, perfectly seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, and cloves. And let’s not forget that irresistible spiced sugar topping that adds the perfect finishing touch!

Ingredients You’ll Need:

Mini Apple Pies

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 10 mini apple pies


**For the Mini Apple Pies:**

  • 2 pie crusts store-bought or homemade
  • 2 ½ cups apples peeled and diced into ½-inch pieces (about 2 large apples)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • teaspoon ground cloves

**For the Egg Wash & Sugar Topping:**

  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup granulated white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • teaspoon ground allspice
  • teaspoon ground ginger
  • A tiny pinch of ground cloves
  • Turbinado sugar for sprinkling


**For the Mini Apple Pies:**

  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small saucepan, cook the diced apples, butter, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla, and spices over medium heat until the apples are tender. Let the filling cool completely.
  • Roll out the pie crusts on a floured surface and cut out 20 mini apple shapes using a 4-inch apple cookie cutter. Re-roll the scraps to get all 20 shapes.
  • Transfer 10 apple shapes to each prepared baking sheet.
  • Spoon a heaping tablespoon of apple filling onto the center of 10 apple shapes.
  • Brush the edges of the filled shapes with egg wash, then place another apple shape on top of each. Press the edges together with a fork and make small slits on the top of each pie. Chill for 20 minutes.

**Baking The Mini Apple Pies:**

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Combine granulated sugar and spices in a small bowl.
  • Brush the tops of the chilled pies with egg wash, sprinkle with spiced sugar, and a bit of turbinado sugar.
  • Bake for 16-19 minutes until lightly golden brown. Let them cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • And there you have it – irresistible mini apple pies that are as easy to make as they are to devour! Enjoy every delightful bite of these charming little treats.

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