Apple Pie Bites Recipe

written by Christie Connelly

Apple Pie Bites Recipe

Credit: Christie Connelly

The beauty of this recipe is that it’s super quick and the portion is very modest, so you can have all the taste of a slice of apple pie without over-eating. Try them as an after-school snack with a dollop of coconut yoghurt or as a mini dessert with a tablespoon of ice cream or whipped cream.

Makes: 16

Ingredients

Method

  • 2 sheets all-butter spelt frozen puff pastry (24cm × 24cm)
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Pink Lady apples
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  1. Allow puff pastry to defrost at room temperature while you preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Place coconut sugar and cinnamon in small bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Core both apples and slice each into 8 wedges so you have 16 wedges in total.
  4. Slice each pastry sheet into 4 even strips, then each strip diagonally in half to form 16 triangles. Place 1 triangle on work bench and sprinkle all over with cinnamon sugar. Place 1 wedge of apple at widest end and roll up. Some apple will be sticking out both sides. Repeat to make 16 bites.
  5. Place on baking tray and brush with beaten egg. Bake for 15 mins until puffed and golden. Serve hot or at room temperature.


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Christie Connelly

Christie publishes the popular Australian food blog Fig & Cherry featuring healthy, family-friendly meals and sweet treats with mouth-watering photography to match. Christie draws recipe inspiration from her Hungarian and Lebanese heritages, her travel adventures and, of course, the amazing fertile soil of the Northern Rivers with its abundance of local organic fruits, vegetables, delicious native produce and healthy free-range-reared animals. Her passion is educating parents, grandparents and carers how to shop for, prepare and cook healthy, nutritious food and to encourage children to enjoy it as well.