8/14/13

Back to School Teacher Gifts: Mini Apple Pies

Since we love to bake in our house it's always fun to do back to school teacher gifts! 


These are super easy and make a dozen little mini apple pies so we gave all our grade school staff some :) to thank them in advance for all the hard work they will do. 




Mini Apple Pie Recipe

Makes 14 Mini Apple Pies

1 Ready Made Pie Crust or pie crust from scratch
2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled and cut into about 8 slices each 
1/2 c. sugar 
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
2 Tablespoons of butter, melted 

- Preheat Oven to 425 and line baking sheet with parchment paper. 

- Mix sugar and cinnamon, leaving aside about a 1 Tablespoon. 

- Toss apple slices into mixture. 

- Unroll pastry and brush with 1 Tablespoon of butter and sprinkle      with 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon and sugar mixture. 

- Cut the pastry into strips, about 1 inch wide and 6 inches long. 

- Wrap one strip around each apple slice, sugared side against the apple. 

- Place mini pies on parchment paper lined baking sheet. 

- Brush on the remaining butter and cinnamon and sugar left over. 

- Bake at 425 for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. 



Supplies I used for Gifting:
Wax Paper
Tape
Ribbon or twine 
Brown Paper Bag Cutouts 





2 comments:

Kristin Loboda said...

What a great idea! So cute, I may be stealing this one if I can pull it off in 2 days :).

Jana Zuniga said...

THESE are so adorable!!!