You're going to love how easy and delicious these apple pie wedges are to make...and eat. With store-bought or homemade pie crust, apple pie wedges are utterly delicious!!
I'm super excited to share this simple recipe for bite-sized apple pies with you today. It's a family-favorite dessert of ours, and I believe it will soon become a favorite of yours too!
- The ingredient list:
- Kitchen tools and equipment needed:
- Why this easy apple dessert recipe works:
- What is the best apple to use to make these pie wedges?
- Can raisins, dried cranberries, or even nuts be added to this recipe, and if so, how?
- Can this easy apple dessert be made in advance?
- Can apple pie wedges be frozen?
- Additional recipes using pie dough
- Homemade vs. Store-Bought pie dough?
- Homemade pie dough recipes
- Printable Recipe Card
The ingredient list:
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- Apples, peeled, cored and cut into wedges
- Pie Crust (store-bought or homemade)
- Butter, melted
- Ground Cinnamon
- Granulated Sugar
- Confectioners Sugar
- Pure Vanilla Extract
Kitchen tools and equipment needed:
- Apple Corer/Slicer
- Baking Sheets with Racks
- Parchment Paper
- Pastry Brush
- Measuring Cups and Spoons
- Pizza Wheel or Paring Knife
Why this easy apple dessert recipe works:
Apple pie bites travel well, and are inexpensive to make!
With only two apples and one 9" round pie crust, you'll have 12 individual desserts!
What is the best apple to use to make these pie wedges?
The apple I chose to use for these apple pie wedges is the Pink Lady variety. They're my favorite apple. They're sweet, mildly tart and have a crisp texture and a lovely crunch.
Pink Lady apples can be rather expensive if you don't buy them when they're on sale, so if you prefer to shop the sales, Honey Crisp or even Granny Smith will work wonderfully well in this recipe.
Just remember that only two apples will give you 24 apple pie wedges, so all in all, this is a relatively inexpensive dessert.
Can raisins, dried cranberries, or even nuts be added to this recipe, and if so, how?
Each of those additions, or ALL of those additions, would be delicious!
Just make sure to chop the extra ingredients pretty finely and sprinkle them onto the pie dough before adding the apple and rolling them up.
Can this easy apple dessert be made in advance?
These can be made 5 days prior to serving (if needed) and stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.
These tasty apple desserts are best served at room temperature, so allow them to sit for a least 30 minutes, unrefrigerated, before serving.
Can apple pie wedges be frozen?
Wrap them individually in freezer or wax paper, and store them in zip-top bags in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Additional recipes using pie dough
Colorful Autumn Leaves Apple Pie:
Homemade vs. Store-Bought pie dough?
As I stated earlier, each and every one of the above pies can be made with homemade crust should you choose to go that route.
The following recipes I'm recommending for homemade pie crust are from bloggers I admire and trust.
I hope you'll take a moment to click on over and print out their recipes for the next time you want to make an incredibly delicious homemade crust.
Homemade pie dough recipes
Art of the Pie Dough by Kate McDermott
No Excuses 5-Minute Homemade Pie Dough from Comfortably Domestic.
Best Gluten-Free Pie Crust from Comfortably Domestic.
Perfect Pie Crust from Add A Pinch.
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Printable Recipe Card
Apple Pie Wedges
- apple corer/slicer
- pizza cutter or paring knife
- measuring cups
- 2 apples peeled, cored and sliced into wedges (an apple corer works best for size)
- 1 9" round pie crust store-bought or homemade
- 4 tablespoons butter melted
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1½ cups confectioners sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons milk
- Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius)
- Roll out the thawed pie dough and slice the dough into 12 wedges.
- Brush the sliced dough with half of the melted butter.
- Combine the cinnamon and sugar into a bowl and sprinkle half the mixture over the buttered pie wedges.
- Roll each peeled apple slice in a wedge of the prepared pie dough.
- Place each rolled wedge onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Brush each with the remaining melted butter and sprinkle each with the remaining cinnamon sugar.
- Bake in a preheated oven for approximately 50 minutes or when golden brown and the apples are tender.
- Cool completely.
- Meanwhile, mix the confectioners sugar with the vanilla and milk until no lumps remain.
- When cool, drizzle the wedges with the glaze and serve at room temperature.
I sincerely hope you've enjoyed today's recipe for bite-sized apple pies as much as I've enjoyed bringing it to you!
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Nancy F. says
I tried the easy Apple pie wedges and I didn’t even get a chance to take a picture lol! They were sooo good! I should have made more at once but I’m making more today. The only thing I will adjust is the amount of sugar in the glaze. Thank you for this quick and easy recipe!
I'm so happy you've been enjoying this recipe, Nancy!
My mom uses this recipe all the time and she's becoming quite known for her apple pie wedges. LOL
I'm glad you've adapted the glaze to your preference.
Thanks for the sweet comment.
Take good care!
I was looking for a recipe to use pie crust as I had it my freezer. Thank you so much for the recipe. This apple pie wedge was really delicious!!
OMG! These look awesome! I love how easy they are to make and that they're the perfect one serving size. Great for game days and after school snacks.
Yum, such a great treat for Fall, and I just love that they can be frozen as well, perfect for a treat on a busy night.
Thanks so much, Donna. I'm glad you think so.
I love apple desserts and decided to try this one. They are so good! I can't wait to make them again.
Glad to hear it, Ashley! They're fast and easy!
This pie was so perfect! I have never made such a great pie before, but my whole family adored it and couldn't stop talking about how great it was!
Well, I'm glad you liked the pie wedges.
These would be perfect for Mother's Day...now if I can get my boys to make them for me!
They totally would be perfect for Mother's Day, Amy! I hope you leave your boys plenty of hints 😉
Love these! Easy dessert and so delicious!
What a creative dessert! That looks divine!
Cynthia M. Woodman (@Whatagirleats_) says
These sound great! And I love the bite sized portions!
Alyssa | EverydayMaven says
Those look so good!
Sharon @What the Fork says
Cinnamon plus sugar plus apples equals perfection. I also love the video you provided!
Trish Rosenquist says
I'll take three please! These look fantastic!
Erin @ The Speckled Palate says
What a combination! You can't beat cinnamon and sugar with apple goodness!
I love great ideas like this one using store bought pie crust! So much easier! These look irresistible.
What an amazing idea! I'd eat the whole tray!
Dorothy Reinhold says
Great video! Love that you used store bought pie dough!
Des @ Life's Ambrosia says
These look wonderful! And I LOVE that it's so easy!
Kelly Pfeiffer says
Love the presentation! These would be perfect for a party or get-together with friends!
Amanda|The Kitcheneer says
What a creative idea!!
Back for Seconds says
Ohhhh Renee! These look scrumptious!!
This is such a great idea! I love it! So much easier than making a whole pie!
These pie wedges looks absolutely amazing! I can't wait to try them!
Thanks so much for sharing a link to my Perfect Pie Crust recipe! I hope everyone enjoys it!