Hand-Held Apple Pies

Hand-held Apple Pies

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Sherri Boyce

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I have made these for my kids and they love them

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Serves:
Yield: 2 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • FILLING:

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 2 c
    finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 2 Tbsp
    cold unsalted butter
  • FINISHING:

  • 1
    large egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • ·
    coarse sugar and cinnamon-sugar

How to Make Hand-Held Apple Pies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture until well blended.
    Divide dough in half.
    Shape each into a ball, then flatten into a disk.
    Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
    Combine the sugar, cinnamon and allspice; set aside. Divide each portion of dough into 12 balls
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball into a 4-in. circle. Place a tablespoonful of chopped apples on one side. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon sugar mixture; dot with 1/4 teaspoon butter.
    In a small bowl, whisk egg yolk and water.
    Brush edges of pastry with egg wash; fold pastry over filling and seal edges well with a fork.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
    Brush remaining egg wash over tops. Cut slits in pastry. Sprinkle with coarse sugar and cinnamon-sugar.
    Bake at 425° for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  4. To Make Ahead: Pastry can be prepared and rolled out a day in advance. Stack pastry rounds between floured sheets of waxed paper

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About Hand-Held Apple Pies

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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