• Jackie Brubaker

Reluctant Housewife: Apple Hand Pie

Updated: Mar 21, 2019

What's better than apple pie? Apple HAND pie! Who doesn't want a hand held pie to take with you on the run. I mean, why are we not seeing people all over the place holding pie in one hand and their phones in the other?

You're gonna love this delicious and easy recipe. If you've got a hankering for apple pie you can make it in less than an hour. Imagine how good your house will smell and how happy your tummy will be!

Watch the Reluctant Housewife episode here and grab the recipe below!


Reluctant Housewife

Apple Hand Pie

2 Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped into 1 inch pieces

2 tbsp butter

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 cup sugar

2 tbsp brown sugar

cinnamon to taste

1 egg

1 pre-made pie crust

Preheat your oven at 400 degrees.

Let your pie crust come to room temperature and set aside.

Chop your apples into one inch pieces. Place your butter in a skillet on low until it browns. About 3-5 minutes. Watch it carefully. Add apples, sugars, salt and cinnamon and stir on a medium-low heat until juices reduce and apples are soft. About 10-15 minutes. Once soft place on a plate to cool for 5 minutes.

Place your crust on floured parchment paper and cut down the middle to make two pieces. Place 1/2 of your apples in the middle of one side of crust. Place the other side of crust on top. Pinch the edges with your fingers or a fork.

Whisk one egg and brush onto your pie. This helps is brown beautifully.

Put in the oven for about 35 minutes. Because the apples are cooked you're looking for the crust to be a nice golden brown color to know when it's done and ready to be taken out.

Let it rest out of the oven for about 10 minutes and then grab and go!

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