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Apple Pie Tartlets Recipe

Apple Pie Tartlets Recipe

Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of the tiny apple pie treats shared by Mary Kelley, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sweet and cinnamony, these mouthwatering morsels are a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray. For convenience, you can prebake the shells a day or two ahead of serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • FILLING:
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Roll out pastry on a lightly floured surface; cut into twenty 2-1/2-in. circles. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Prick pastry with a fork. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pastry.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  • 3. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add apples; cook and stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 4. Stir in the sugar, caramel topping, flour, cinnamon, lemon juice and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and apples are tender. Cool for 5 minutes. Spoon into tart shells. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 150 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1 fat

Reviews for Apple Pie Tartlets

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bakergirlmd
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

"I think the sugar foe the filling should be reduced; 1 1/3 tablespoons is sufficient, but it depends on your taste. Also, eliminate the caramel topping as the added sugar from both the apples and white sugar will make it too sweet. If you need a slight liquid to cook the apples, use a scant amount of water; maybe 1 tablespoon, and cook until the apples are slightly caramelized but not mushy (about 5 to 6 minutes). I would use a regular size muffin tin for my own personal preference, which would mean doubling the recipe."

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ChefLHunter
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2013

"I used a Pillsbury pie crust and rolled it significantly thinner before cutting circles. And I brushed lightly with melted butter because we didn't have cooking spray. This was a huge hit with everyone!!"

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sd20
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2012

"Very easy and very good! I used frozen tart shells for convience and they were wonderful but now that I know these are so good I may opt to do the pie pastry next time. :)"

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pcinant
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2012

"Fantastic !! The only change I made was to use the frozen tart shells instaed of making my own. The sauce thickened very quickly before the apples were tender so I just added some water until they were soft enough. My family and dinner quests loved them."

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mixin-micky
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2012

"So incredibly easy and I hardly go two or three days without being asked to make them for someone :)"

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ilka896
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2012

"Very good but a little too sweet."

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shelleyjCA2AZ
Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"sounds good"

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bobstrains
Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"These were the greatest little apple pies I have ever made. If you use the frozen little tarts, you don't have to use the oven which makes these the quickest summer treats that taste good."

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kkoga29
Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"Very tasty. I would make the crusts a little thinner though."

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jimmyjo73
Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"I made these and everybody that tried them thought they were great"

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novulette
Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"I made the crust in a larger muffin pan to make a bigger serving. I am freezing some and take them out just before serving and use pie filling with shipped topping. Quick."

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mollymay4
Reviewed May. 18, 2012

"These are so excellent. The only thing I did differently was to use light butter. Yummy!"

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msboop
Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"This was excellent, I would like to ask what mullenpm thought? since this is someplace where you can tell us what you thought after you made it? otherwise, you telling us the obvious, is pure ridiculous for your comment. Those of us that DID make it, seemed to have enjoyed it? 3, yes 3, T sugar for 10 servings..does not make it prohibitive for Diabetics, if you are Diabetic you know how to exchange this!!!!"

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mullenpm
Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"No recipe which calls for sugar is "diabetic friendly" - and the fat free ice cream topping also contains sugar."

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mikejean
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2011

"Family gobbled up. Only thing I changed was I used 1/2 cup melted caramels instead of ice cream caramel topping also doubled recipe and forgot lemon juice didn't seem to notice. I also made my own pie dough sweetened with sugar"

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HBcook
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"I made these for Thanksgiving using baked mini phyllo shells - so easy (Mike filled the shells) and very good for the apple pie lover thats full. They should not be baked in mini muffin tins because the shell needs to be crisp."

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jjconvert
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

"This was very easy and they taste very good. Nice one bite to pop in your mouth! Definitely make it again."

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partheenia
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010

"I have not made them as yet but will soon. I was wondering if I could use the frozen tart shells from the grocery store. Thanks BJ"

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Sallyhanbury
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

"Huge hit at cockatil parties and easy to make!"

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sto99002
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2008

"This was absolutely delicious and a hit with my family! I actually opted to make the crust with my homemade crust instead of from the store and it was phenomenal. My roommate has requested these for her reception!"

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ball1
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2008

"I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF MARY KELLY EVER LIVED IN FARIBAULT, MN. MY NEIGHBOR LADY WAS MARY KELLEY. SHE WAS THE BEST NEIGHBOR FOR MAKING BAKED GOODS."

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nursecyndy
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2008

"Yummy and satsfying sweet treat"

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gmeier2@att.net
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2008

"The printing hotlink is broken. Again."

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