Apple Pie Cookies



Apple Pie Cookies - sticky and chewy, bite sized caramel apple pies.

Apple Pie Cookies - sticky and chewy, bite sized caramel apple pies.

Ingredients
  • For Apple Pie Filling :
  • 3 apples (about 1 lbs.)-peeled and sliced into 8 slices each
  • 1–2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon white sugar
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • A dash of nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup water
  • For Pie Crust :
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter cut into cubes-chilled
  • 2 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup ice water
  • (or you can use 1 package Refrigerated Pie Crust (2 crusts))
  • Filling and Topping:
  • 1  and 3/4 cups apple pie filling-chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 egg -lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Instructions
  1. To make Apple Pie Filling:Toss sliced apples with lemon juice and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan or a pot combine cornstarch, sugar, browned sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and water. Stir well and bring to a boil over medium-high heat whisking constantly. Let it boil 2 minutes until thick, then stir in apple slices.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover the pot and let it simmer about 10 minutes. Apples should be soft but not mushy (cooking time depend on sort of apples). Remove apples from heat and leave them covered to soften and cooled.