caramel apple mini pies

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By Nor Mac
from The Berkshire’s, MA

This Is an easy recipe I created. I used frozen puff pastry for these little pies. They are topped with a Pecan crisp topping. Serve warm or cool. They are a tasty hand held dessert. They are great for a party dessert. The pies are also wonderful served warm with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12 pies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For caramel apple mini pies

  • 1 box
    frozen puff pastry
  • FILLING
  • 6 c
    chopped apples
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 16
    unwrapped caramels such as kraft or werthers
  • TOPPING
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon

How To Make caramel apple mini pies

  • 1
    Heat oven Bake 350 Thaw Puff pastry. Flour and roll puff pastry approximately 12 x 16". Cut circles out with a mouth of a glass or biscuit cutter about 4 - 5 inches wide. Take circles and roll to fit inside muffin tins all the way up inside. Gather up remaining dough and roll again and finish cutting out 12 circles.
  • 2
    In a kettle. Mix apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Cook on medium high until juices release from apples. About 10 minutes. ( do not cook until soft.
  • 3
    Sprinkle apples with The cornstarch. Stir to combine with apples cook another couple of minutes until it thickens. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Fill pastry lined tins evenly with apple mixture. Chop up the soft caramels in to four pieces each. Sprinkle over apples in tins. Place about five pieces in each pie.
  • 5
    Mix the flour butter brown sugar cinnamon and pecans together. Stir until well combined. It should be Crumbly.
  • 6
    Divide crumbs sprinkling evenly over all Apple pies. Place in oven and bake at 350 degree's 35 to 40 minutes or until tops are golden brown.
  • 7
    Run a butter knife around inside of tins and crust before removing from tins. Serve cool or warm.
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