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Easy! Open Apple Pie Bites

Easy! Open Apple Pie Bites

These open apple pies aren't sealed, so you can save up on the pie crust and cut down on the calories.

Ingredients: 1 frozen pie crust sheet

Frozen pie crust
1 sheet
Filling:
◎Small apple
1
◎Sugar
2 tablespoons
◎Butter
10 g
◎Lemon juice
a small amount
Glaze:
Egg yolk
1

Steps

1. Thaw the frozen pie crust at room temperature. Preheat the oven to 210°C.
2. Cut the small apple into 8 wedges. Cut 3 of the wedges into small pieces about 5 mm on each side. Cut the remaining wedges into pieces about 2 cm on each side. The sizes of these cuts are only guidelines, so slice your apples up however you'd like.
3. Place the ◎ ingredients into a pot and turn the heat to low. The apples will release their juices, so cook them only with that. Cook on low heat until the liquid evaporates.
4. Divide the pie sheet into 8 pieces. Spread the edges of the crust with egg yolk. You can also optionally sprinkle granulated sugar onto the areas with egg yolk.
5. Place the apples on the pie crusts for the filling. Make sure you balance the amount of large and finely cut pieces.
6. Bake for 8-9 minutes at 210°C and then lower the temperature to 180°C and bake for another 8-9 minutes. You could also bake at 200°C for 15 minutes.
7. The edges are flaky. These pie bites look cute too!
8. Some people make this with the apple peels on, so I tried it too! The faint pink color of the peel looks cute.
9. Step 4: If the pie crust doesn't come with holes, poke some holes into the crust with a fork.

Story Behind this Recipe

I thought that keeping the pies open would decrease the amount of calories, be cheaper, and be cute, so I tried it out and it was a huge success.