Monday, February 1, 2016

Apple Pie Bites


Okay you guys, I have a super simple recipe that my kids and me have been eating all week. Who doesn't love the filling in apple pies and strudels, amiright?? Sometimes, I find myself picking apart my pies and only eating the filling. So I thought, what if I only made the filling so I could add it to other desserts, like ice cream, or eat it plain? I made my usual filling recipe with a couple modifications and my Apple Pie Bites were born. Once my one year old started asking for them and thinking they were fruit snacks, I knew I had something special... and kind of addicting.

What you need:
  • 2 large apples
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 drops almond extract or 1/4 tsp vanilla extract *optional 
What you'll do:
  • Cut the apples into mini cubes and place into a mixing bowl.
  • Add brown sugar, cinnamon and extract, mixing until all the apple pieces are coated.
  • Place on a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, tossing the apples every 10 minutes or so. 
  • Remove from oven and let sit for 20 minutes if eating alone, or add to ice cream or other desserts while still warm. 
  • Enjoy! 





31 comments:

  1. This sounds so simple and delicious! I will have to give these a try :) Thanks for sharing!

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  2. These look delicious! And so much healthier than an actual pie!

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  3. These look so tasty and the perfect after school treats for the kiddos.

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  4. Those look delicious! What a great way to use apples!
    Kari
    www.sweetteasweetie.com

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  5. Those look AMAZING! Very simple recipe. I'm going to try these. The family will love them! Thank you.

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  6. What a simple but delicious treat! I'll have to add apples to the grocery list!

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  7. These look so easy and delicious!! I'm definitely going to have to try these soon!

    Thanks for sharing!

    XO, Kass

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  8. That looks delicious! It'd be so good on top of oatmeal for breakfast! Mmmm.

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  9. Love this! I make something similar for my kids often because they never eat the crust. My favorite part of apple pie is the inside too. :)

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  10. These look amazing! I can't wait to try them. I love apples!

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  11. These look so delicious, Ashleigh! At first I though they were roasted potatoes! YUM

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  12. These will make the perfect late night snack when I am craving something sweet. Pinned!! Thanks girl!

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  13. Loving these! I can't help but think they're must be a little bit "healthier" without all the crust and dough :) Perfect for snacking!

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  14. These look super yummy and simple. Perfect for after dinner dessert without feeling too guilty. :)

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  15. Such a fun idea, and much healthier too!

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  16. Such a simple yet delicious splurge! And I love the fact that there is no dough involved. Delish!!

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  17. Looks great, my hubby will love these!

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  18. YUM! Apple has always been my favorite pie, I love that these are built in portion control..kinda ;)

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  19. Yum! I’m drooling right now! Pinned and tweeted! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at our linky party. We hope to see you next Monday @ 7 because we can’t wait to see your new creations! Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

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  20. These sounds amazing! Thank you for liking up to this week's Tasty Tuesday linky! I have pinned your recipe to the Creative K Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board. I hope that you come back again on Tuesday.

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  21. apples, cinnamon and brown sugar are indeed great combination :)

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  22. Ashleigh what a great revised recipe to not include the crust, my husband would love it, as he does not care for anything crusty, except on fish.THanks for sharing!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Karren
    #OMHGWW

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  23. It must have smelled AMAZING in your house! What a treat!

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  24. Looks absolutely delicious!!! Thank you for being a grea co-host each week. xx

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  25. Looks amazing! Love how simple it is. Def something we would make over here. Thanks for sharing it with us & co-hosting WW. Have a great weekend.

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  26. This looks so tasty. Apple Pie, yum.

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  27. Yummy, this would be a nice alternative to raisins. Ashleigh, it has been great getting to know you a little better and co-hosting #OMHGWW with you.

    Shellie
    www.thefabjourney.com

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