How To Make Apple Pie Cookies

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This apple pie cookie recipe by Preppy Kitchen can seem complex, but there are tips to make this without having to make everything from scratch. If you’re short on time or want to make things easier, you can use frozen pastry dough, pre-made caramel, and store-bought pie filling. However, everything will taste different and better if it’s made from scratch. Although there may seem a lot of steps, he does a great job explaining step-by-step the different components for these apple pie cookies.



For the Filling:

  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 30mL
  • 3 pounds apples Honey crisp, Golden Delicious, Cortland, or Mitsu
  • 2/3 cup sugar plus more for sprinkling on the pie
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg

For the Dough:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour plus more for rolling
  • 4 tbs granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 16 tbs unsalted butter chilled
  • 4 tbs ice water
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp all-spice
  • 1/2 tsp ginger

For the Egg Wash:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp cream

For the Caramel:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 5 tbsp butter unsalted
    1/2 cup cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt generous


First, begin by making your cookie crust dough and watch Preppy Kitchen tutorial for the full instructions and details. Then, for the filling, add the chopped apples that are tossed in sugar, spices, and lemon juice on a skillet with melted butter over medium heat.

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Next, once all of the components for the apple pie cookies are finished, start the assembling process. Put the caramel sauce in the center and the apple pie filling. Add the pastry dough strips on top of the apple filling to create a criss-cross effect. Bake at 350F for 20-25 mins or until golden brown.

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Overall, these apple pie cookies are small mini apple pies that are so cute for the Fall and holidays. They are so beautiful and the presentation of the cookies is worth making. I love the way the lattice looks, and these would be great serving sizes if you don’t want to make one big pie.

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