Kid Friendly Apple Pie Bites
When it comes to apple pie there really is no wrong way and this simple slice of genius simply takes the cake!
When it comes to living in the good ole’ USA there is one dessert that stands head and shoulders above the rest. It’s a classic dish that countless generations have had the pleasure of consuming and one that can be found at virtually every family holiday, bbq, potluck, and bake sale. Can you guess what it is? If you guessed Apple Pie you are correct and quite astute as it’s pretty much there in the title and intro.
There are many variations of apple pie recipes out there some are dependent on region and others are secret family recipes but the only “not so secret” to the recipe we are about to show you is how simple it is! This is one that would be great to bring the young kids in on as it is friendly enough for even the tiniest of fingers and shortest of attention spans.
While other apple pie recipes may have you standing over the stove forever this one will have you in and out of the kitchen in about ten minutes which is what we love most about this recipe.
- 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
- 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.
- Cut each apple into eight wedges; wrap one strip of pastry around each wedge, placing the sugared side of pastry against the apple.
- 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.
There you go. See. Super simple! The perfect recipe for any snow day, spring break, summer break, rain keeping the kids inside type of event. So tell us, have you made these before? If so, how did they turn out? Drop your pics and stories in the comments below or on our Facebook page.
Source: Taste of Home