Apple Pie Cookies (Step-by-Step Instructions)

Make sweet apple pie cookies for Rosh Hashanah
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Apple Pie Cookies

Make these Apple Pie Cookies as individual portions instead of baking an entire pie.

Apple Pie Cookies

Place all filling ingredients in a pan.

Apple Pie Cookies

Cook the filling ingredients on medium heat.

Apple Pie Cookies

Remove filling from heat and place in a bowl. Let cool and put aside in a refrigerator while you make the dough.

Apple Pie Cookies

Place dough on working surface and press together. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate.

Apple Pie Cookies

 Cut out flower-shaped pieces of dough.

Apple Pie Cookies

Place pieces of dough in muffin tin.

Apple Pie Cookies

Put 2 teaspoons of apple pie filling in next.

Apple Pie Cookies

Cover the apples with the topping.

Apple Pie Cookies

Let cookies cool and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar before serving.

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  • 36 cookiesServings

Ingredients

Filling

  • 4 granny smith apples
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla beans

Crust

  • 100 grams or ½ cup cubed cold butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup flour

Topping

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup

Preparation

Filling:

1. Cut the apples in small cubes and put in a pan.

2. Add butter, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes and stir. 

3. Remove from heat and place filling in a bowl. Let cool completely and refrigerate.

Crust:

1. Beat the butter, salt, and sugar in a mixer and cream them together.

2. Add the egg yolk and beat until all combined. Add the flour and continue on a low speed. When it forms big crumbs, remove from the bowl to a working surface and press it together. 

3. Wrap in a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

Topping:

1. Put butter, oats, flour, and honey in a bowl, and mix together. Refrigerate.

Assembly:

1. Oil a mini-muffin pan. 

2. Roll the dough on a floured surface. With a flower-shaped cookie cutter, cut cookies out and put flowers in the muffin pan. 

3. In each space put 1 to 2 teaspoons of the apple filling. Cover the apples with the topping. 

4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. Repeat with leftover dough.

5. When serving, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.