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
pinch
salt
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1In 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.

2Cut 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.

3Take the cooked apples and spoon into crust. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Let cool and then drizzle caramel on top.

4Caramel 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