Bite-Size Apple Pies

Melanie Campbell

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@RossCampbell

Homemade Apple Pie Spice:

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon allspice
1?2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 dash cardamom (optional)

Place all ingredients in small, sealable container and mix together. Use as directed in recipes that call for apple pie spice.
Store in a dry place, up to 6 months.


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Serves:

12 (depending how many you make)

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BITE-SIZE APPLE PIES

2 c
gingersnaps crumbs
8 Tbsp
melted butter
4 c
apples
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/3 c
sugar
1 tsp
apple pie spice
1 tsp
salt
2 1/4 Tbsp
all purpose flour

EASY CARAMEL SAUCE

1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
half-and-half
4 Tbsp
butter
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salt
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl mix gingersnap crumbs and butter until well combined. With a spoon or melon ball scoop, place mixture into a muffin cup pan and press crust to fit inside. Bake at 350 for 5 minutes.
2
Cut apples to make 4 cups and with food processor mince to make apple bits. Place in another bowl and combine brown sugar, sugar, apple pie spice, salt and flour. Stir. Place apples in a saucepan and cook down over medium heat.
3
Take the cooked apples and spoon into crust. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Let cool and then drizzle caramel on top.
4
Caramel Sauce: (cook time 10 mins. Yield:1 1/2 cups)

Mix the brown sugar, half-and-half, butter and salt in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook while whisking gently for 5 to 7 minutes, until it gets thicker. Add the vanilla and cook another minute to thicken further. Turn off the heat, cool slightly and pour the sauce into a jar. Refrigerate until cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English