Handheld Apple Pies

Taste of Home

Ingredients

For the crust

  • 8 Ounces  cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Cup  unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt

For the filling

  • 1/4 Cup  sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon  ground allspice
  • 2 Cups  tart apples, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons  cold unsalted butter

For the finishing

  • egg yolk
  • 2 Tablespoons  water
  •   Coarse sugar and cinnamon-sugar

People are sure to be impressed with this homemade apple pie. The recipe calls for simple, easy-to-follow steps. See more recipes at tasteofhome.com.

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Directions

For the crust

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Combine the 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 refrgerate for 1 hour. 

For the filling

Combine the sugar, cinnamon, and allspice; set aside. Divide each portion of dough into 12 balls. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball into a 4-inch circle. Place a mixture; dot with 1/4 teaspoon butter. 

For the finishing

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. Place 2 inches 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 degrees for 11-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. 

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