Apple pie is a real treat during this time of year, as warm, cinnamon-tinged thick pie filling envelops chunks of apples for a true taste of the holidays. Now you can enjoy this experience as a cookie! With real fruit and heavenly sweet flavor, this tasty take on pie will be the apple of your eye!
Servings: 24 cookies
- 1 (16-ounce) container refrigerated pie dough roll
- 5 small Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and finely diced
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- ⅓ cup brown sugar
- 1⅛ cups all-purpose flour
- ⅓ cup oats
- Pinch of salt
- 7 tablespoons butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface, and cut out 2-inch circles until all the dough is used. Place one circle into each well of a nonstick cupcake pan.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, add the apples, ¼ cup granulated sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes, until apples have softened and the juices start to thicken. Remove from heat, and add 1 tablespoon of the mixture to each pan well.
- Combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, and mix well; add a generous tablespoon of this mixture to each pan well, and gently
- Bake for 17-19 minutes, and let cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
Cookies are a traditional favorite of the holiday season, but they’re just one of many treats that can adorn the holiday table. For more sweet recipe ideas, visit www.americanlifestylemag.com/recipes.