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caramel apple mini pies

Caramel Apple Mini Pies


Caramel Apple Mini Pies are tender and flaky mini pies that are filled with the perfect amount of caramel and apples.




12 Werther’s soft caramels, roughly chopped

¼ cup heavy cream

--or, half of my caramel recipe; listed separately

1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

1 cup Granny Smith Apples, diced and peeled very small

½  teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice



½  teaspoon salt

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup butter, cut into cubes


  1. For the filling-If making your own caramel see separate instructions. If using store-bought caramels, melt the caramel together with the heavy cream in a small saucepan, and let cool slightly. Cut apples into tiny pieces (about 1/2 inch in size). Combine apples, cinnamon, sugar, flour, and lemon juice in a bowl; mix well.  and set aside
  2. For the dough: Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Using a food processor or pastry blender, cut the cold butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles wet sand. Stir in sour cream, mixing thoroughly. Turn the dough out onto a well-floured surface. Use a rolling pin, roll the dough out into a thin sheet (about 1/8 inch thin). Use a perfect circle to cut dough rounds into 16 circles, you may have to bring the dough together and roll again.
  3. Place 8 of the circles on a baking sheet and top with apples and caramel, one pie at a time. After each pie has been topped with the filling, place another round of dough on top. Press firmly to seal the ends, first use your fingers then use a fork. Cut 2 slits in the top of each pie; brush with egg wash. Bake at 425 degrees or until pies are golden brown.


Make your own caramel!! Follow this link

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: I mini pie
  • Calories: 351
  • Sugar: 7.7 g
  • Sodium: 149.3 mg
  • Fat: 23.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.4 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 61 mg

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