Apple Pie Cookies (Step-by-Step Instructions)

Make sweet apple pie cookies for Rosh Hashanah
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Make sweet apple pie cookies for Rosh Hashanah
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



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


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


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



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.


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.


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


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.