Mini Apple Pie Bites

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These Mini Apple Pie Bites are the perfect snack for parties, after school or anytime you want a sweet little snack. That you can make in less than 30 minutes.

Perfect little cinnamon-y apple bundles wrapped up in a light (and also cinnamon-y) flaky pastry.  And, these little dandies came together in under 10 minutes!  What’s not love about that?

A tempting stack of apple pie bites.

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Mini Apple Pie Bites are an easy apple pie without all the hard work. You’ll love them. They will be a constant staple on your dessert table. They are just as decadent as traditional apple pie but are so much easier.

Apple pies are synonymous with America. Why is this pie so iconic?

If you’re looking for more Apple recipes, try these  Apple Pie Dip, Best Recipe for Apple Pie Moonshine and Easy Old Fashioned Apple Fritters Recipe.

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A side view of the apple dessert.

Why We Love This Flaky Apple Bites with Pie Crust Recipe

Having a homemade dessert does not have to be difficult or time consuming to be fabulous. Try making these wonderful little pies.

  • Quick Treat: These bites are perfect for any time you want a gooey warm pie of pie.
  • Everyday Ingredients: This fall treat is easy to whip up and taste just like the traditional pie with all the apple pie flavor.
  • Family Friendly: These treats are so great, your whole family will love them.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or dairy free. Or make in mini muffin tins. The mini muffin pan will help them keep their shape.

Ingredient Notes to Make Apple Pie Bites

Puff pastry, apple, butter and sugar.
  • Sugar: Granulated white sugar, however you can use a sugar substitute.
  • Crust: Refrigerated pie crust or make your own homemade pie crust with this Best Flaky Pie Crust Recipe.
  • Apples: 2 medium tart apples, each cut into 8 wedges for these mini apple pies.

See the recipe card below for a complete list of the ingredients with measurements.

Variations and Substitutions for this Apple Dessert

Of course you can make substitutions to make these delicious bites.

  • Sugar Mixture: Use brown sugar and cinnamon in place of the white sugar.
  • Crescent Roll: Use a pre packaged tube of your favorite rolls.
  • Cooking: These are great to make in the air fryer. Cook at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.

How to Make these Mini Apple Pie Bites Recipe

These mini apple pies will be a hit with family and friends because they are so delicious. You will love to make them because they are so quick and easy.

These are the basic steps for making Apple Pie Bites. Refer to the full, printable recipe card below for detailed instructions and nutritional information.

Melting the butter and creating the seasoning.

Step 1: Cinnamon Sugar

First, in a small bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar, set aside 1 tablespoon. Peel and slice your apples into 8 pieces. Then on a lightly floured surface, unroll the pie crust. Brush with  2 tablespoons of melted butter, sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Step 2: Crust and Add the Apple

Next use a knife to cut each sheet into 8 one inch strips, about 8 inches long. Then wrap one strip around each apple wedge, placing sugared side of pastry against apple.

Making the puff pastry and dusting with the sugar mixture.

Step 3: Place them on a Baking Sheet

Next, place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Then brush tops with remaining butter and sprinkle with additional cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Cutting the apples and rolling up the mini apple pie bites.

Step 4: BAKE

Finally, bake at 425 for 13-15 minutes or until pastry is slightly golden brown. Place on a wire rack to cool slightly, serve warm.

Recipe FAQs for this Apple Pie Bites Recipe

Of course you can make this easy recipe healthier, try using a gluten free pie crust. Also, use sugar replacement for the recipe.

A nice tart harder apple is best. Try using a granny smith apple or pink ladies. Find out about delicious apples and the best kind for baking.

Yes, if you do not like apple pie filling you can use peach pie filling or whatever you wish.

Of course you can make this mini version of delicious apple pie ahead of time, however warm apple pie is best. Rewarm these little apple pies in the oven or air fryer to warm before serving and add a little scoop of vanilla ice cream or salted caramel sauce.

Store in the refrigerator, either in an airtight container or covered tightly with plastic wrap. It will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

There are so many variables. Try adding a little nutmeg, whipped cream or even other fruit such as cranberries.

Indeed, you can use wanton wrappers, crescent roll triangles, or other store-bought pastry to make homemade pies bite-sized.

A platter of the mini apple pie bites.

Expert Tips for Making These Mini Apple Pie Bites Dessert Recipe

Of course you can adjust this recipe to make it even more special and allow it to become a true family favorite. Try some of these easy hacks and flavor combinations.

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Make this dessert for a party, they are perfect for everyone to share and enjoy.
  • Add Caramel: This mini caramel apple bites by using a drizzle of caramel sauce.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Serve the bites with your favorite ice cream.
  • Nuts: Try adding chopped pecans or walnuts to this bite size treat.
  • Apple Pie Spice: Replace the sugar and cinnamon mixture with a different spice blend can be wonderful in this easy dessert.
  • Pie Filling: Replace the apple slices with apple filling.

What to Serve with Easy Apple Pie Bites

A tempting stack of apple pie bites.
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Mini Apple Pie Bites

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
These Mini Apple Pie Bites are the perfect snack for parties, after school or anytime you want a sweet little snack.
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 14 ounce Refrigerated pie crust, 1 package
  • 3 tablespoons Butter, melted, divided
  • 2 Apples, each cut into 8 wedges

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar, set aside 1 Tbsp. On a lightly floured surface, unroll the pie crust. Brush with 2 Tbsp. melted butter, sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Cut each sheet into 8 one inch strips, about 8 inches long. Wrap one strip around each apple wedge, placing sugared side of pastry against apple.
  • Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining melted butter and sprinkle with reserved cinnamon-sugar mixture. Bake at 425 for 13-15 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Make this dessert for a party, they are perfect for everyone to share and enjoy.
  • Add Caramel: This mini caramel apple bites by using a drizzle of caramel sauce.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Serve the bites with your favorite ice cream.
  • Nuts: Try adding chopped pecans or walnuts to this bite size treat.
  • Apple Pie Spice: Replace the sugar and cinnamon mixture with a different spice blend can be wonderful in this easy dessert.
  • Pie Filling: Replace the apple slices with apple filling

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 158IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

11 thoughts on “Mini Apple Pie Bites”

  1. Love how quick this recipe is!! I just don’t have the patience for a whole pie sometimes!!

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  2. I love all itty bitty desserts like this – what a great idea for PiDay!
    I pinned it to my PIE board šŸ™‚ Happy Belated PiDay.
    Ang
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  3. These are perfect! I’m making them for sure. My husband hates cooked fruit, so I can freeze them and eat them one at a time. Love this idea!

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  5. This is such a good idea and they sound delicious. I love to visit here. I always leave with a recipe I know my family will like and I really enjoy the time I spend here. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

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  6. I am following your pins now…I want to try all the recipes you have collected!

    These look so yummy and yes, quick to prepare is always a bonus šŸ™‚

    Thanks for sharing…I love ypur blog!

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