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Mini Apple Pie Recipe: A Tasty Spin on a Traditional Dessert

Updated on June 19, 2013

Apple Pie is America's favorite pie. What could be better than that? I'll tell you what! MINI Apple pies! Using muffin tins and fresh ingredients, everyone gets an individual yummy pie to enjoy for dessert! This recipe is so simple, but if you don't feel like making the filling from scratch, you can always use the store-bought stuff! I'm so excited to share this with you. They are so delicious!

4 stars from 2 ratings of Mini Apple Pie

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: 24 mini pies


  • 8 apples, Use granny smith, northern spies, newtowns, or braeburn varieties
  • 12 tbsp Flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 large tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg, optional
  • 2 boxes Refrigerated Pillsbury Pie Crusts
  • 4 tbsp Butter, chilled and diced into 24 pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Dice apples into small pieces (about 1/2in.)
  3. Add the flour, sugar, and spices to the apples in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Cut out circles of dough using a biscuit cutter or the metal top of a mason jar.
  5. Grease the muffin tins and place the dough circles in the cups.
  6. Add a little filling to each tin.
  7. Place a piece of butter on top of each mini pie.
  8. Cover with more dough using criss crosses, or another circle of dough. You can make it pretty cutting out a star shape on the top piece. Experiment with what looks good to you!
  9. Brush some melted butter on top of your top crust.
  10. Bake for 18-25 minutes.
  11. Serve with vanilla ice cream!


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    • summerstuff profile image

      summerstuff 5 years ago

      That would be perfect!

    • RTalloni profile image

      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      We all know how good apple pie is, but how adorable these are for the 4th of July! Had you thought of putting a cinnamon red hot candy or two in the heart cut out? Thanks for posting this great idea for this all-American dessert!