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Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

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Dutch Apple Pie Cookies with Granny Smith apples, pie dough and a streusel topping are delicious. These are perfect for any time on any table, but definitely Thanksgiving worthy.

For those of us with a legitimate apple pie addiction, this recipe is pretty darn exciting. Before we go there, you might want to try making our Homemade Apple Pie recipe. Grandma would be proud.

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

These are cookies, but they could just as easily be called Incredible Tiny Apple Pies With Streusel Topping. That’s because these little treasures are sort of apple pies in a smaller form.

Instead of a cookie sheet, you’ll be using a muffin tin. The recipe calls for a store-bought pie crust that will be divided into 2″ circles using a cookie cutter.

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

Granny Smith Apples

These large green apples are almost always used in apple pie in some amount, although it’s not a hard and fast rule. They have a nice, crisp, tart taste so they really blend well with the sweetness of the other ingredients.

The Streusel for Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

The delicious, crunchy topping for our cookies is made from oatmeal, granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, and flour. It’s very simple to make. So much so that you may want to make extra so you can use it to top of other recipes or even ice cream.

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

These would make a great Christmas gift.

They look and taste different than a regular cookie, so they’d for sure stand out in a sea of Christmas cookies.

They are also gorgeous to look at. Gently and carefully place them in a beautiful, paper-lined tin and your gift-giving game is on a whole new level.  People sometimes get tired of all the chocolate over the holidays. Offering up some sweet treats that have no chocolate whatsoever is a good way to be sure everyone gets a taste of something they really love.

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

Servings: 30

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

Dutch Apple Pie Cookies with Granny Smith apples, pie dough and a streusel topping are delicious.

Ingredients

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1 pie dough refrigerated
  • 5 granny smith apples
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

Streusel Topping Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp unsalted butter melted

Instructions

Directions:

Cookie Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prep the muffin tin by spraying the with baking spray
  3. Prep the apples by peeling, coring, and finely dicing them then set them aside
  4. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface, and cut out circles about 2 inches in diameter
  5. Gather and re-roll unused dough and cut additional circles, if needed
  6. Place the circles in the bottom of each muffin well
  7. Using a medium saucepan, on medium heat add the apples, sugar, lemon juice, and corn starch.
  8. Stir and continue to cook for about 5-19 minutes
  9. The apples should soften slightly and the liquid should begin to thicken
  10. Take off the heat
  11. Add one tablespoon of the apple mixture on top of each pie dough
  12. Streusel Topping Directions:
  13. Add the flour, brown sugar, sugar, oats, and salt to a medium bowl and mix till combined
  14. Add the melted butter and mix until all is combine
  15. Top off each apple mix with a tablespoon of the streusel
  16. Press topping down over the apples
  17. Bake at 350 degrees for 17-19 minutes
  18. Remove from the oven but allow the cookies to cool in the muffin tin for about 10 minutes
  19. Use a dull knife to gently remove the cookies from the tin
  20. Transfer the cookies on a wire rack and drizzle with caramel sauce
Nutrition Facts
Dutch Apple Pie Cookies
Amount Per Serving (30 g)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 26mg1%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 158IU3%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Recipe Notes

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies

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