Bite-Size Apple Pies Recipe
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Bite-Size Apple Pies Recipe

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These little bites are fun for kids to make. Simply wrap strips of pastry around apple wedges and shake on some cinnamon-sugar. Then just bake and watch them disappear! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 package (14.1 ounces) refrigerated pie pastry
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 2 medium tart apples

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 163 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; reserve 1 tablespoon. On a lightly floured surface, unroll pastry sheets; roll and trim each to an 8-in. square. Brush with 2 tablespoons butter; sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture. Cut each square into eight 1-in. strips.
  2. Cut each apple into eight wedges; wrap one strip of pastry around each wedge, placing sugared side of pastry against the apple.
  3. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining butter; sprinkle with reserved sugar mixture. Bake 13-15 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Bite-Size Apple Pies in Taste of Home October 2011, p39

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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 254640
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2016

"We used honeycrisp apples, and tossed the slices in the cinnamon sugar mixture rather than sprinkling it on the dough. We had them with a side of warmed caramel ice cream topping for dipping. Fast, fun, delicious."

JGa2595176 User ID: 496732 230231
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2015

"Amazing, simply amazing. Easy to make, delicious to eat and was loved by all. I have an apple tree in the backyard and come harvest time, i plan to make this a weekly staple. i served with warm caramel sauce for dipping. Score!"

rena 55 User ID: 1935799 230100
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2015

"What's not to love? pie crust, apples, cinnamon, butter? Mmmm good. I love hand held food when serving a crowd or group. This will go in my recipe file!"

Hideawaystella User ID: 5563036 226127
Reviewed May. 10, 2015


CamJoan User ID: 7136912 115459
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Easy to make and delicious. Best if eaten immediately"

srasmusson User ID: 1214622 196489
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2013

"Another great, easy dessert to whip up quick. We enjoy these on a weekend in the fall."

KelleyEE User ID: 6921479 196906
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"We had a lot of fun rolling this up as a family. We took leftovers to a large gathering and they were quickly gobbled up. So easy - I am no baker and pies intimidate me. This is completely doable for those of us who rely on refrigerated pie crusts! I especially love that I didn't have to peel and cube the apples! Just used my apple wedger, trimmed a little, and then ready to go!"

judith bailey User ID: 3809896 184193
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"easy and fun to make, can heat leftovers or just eat as is."

bdieges User ID: 3064751 187462
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2012

"Have made these twice, the first time with puff pastry--one sheet for two apples. The second time with the refrigerated pie dough. Yummy either way. I have an issue with the directions for cutting the dough. Refrigerated pie dough comes in two ROUND sheets, so if you cut the pieces about 8" long, you are wasting a WHOLE lot of dough, so I cut the dough into 8 wedges and wrapped one wedge around each slice. The next time I make this, I will cut each round sheet into an 8" square, use the curved edges for four slices and cut the square into 1" slices. This way I can make 3 apples with two sheets of pastry. The puff pastry was delicious as well, but is more expensive than the pie dough. Also the second time I used only 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon, as the first time I had a lot of sugar left over. I also tossed the apples in the mixture, before wrapping them. Used up the smaller amount."

gmasu User ID: 4049519 115416
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"Couldn't wait for a visit with 2 of my great grandchildren to try this. Ages 4 and 7, they like apples and this was a big hit. Especially when they got to the cooking. They will want to do it again and the other great grandchildren will want a turn too."

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