From The Spice & Tea Exchange®
2½ TBS + 2 tsp Salted Caramel Sugar
2 tsp Baker’s Spice Blend
A pinch of Cayenne Pepper Powder (optional)
From the Grocer
12 cupcake liners (standard size)
6 TBS butter, unsalted, cut into small pieces
1 tsp milk
2 rolls pre-made pie crust/dough
2 apples (granny smith or golden delicious), cored & peeled
Caramel sauce (for garnishing)
PREHEAT oven to 425°F.
LINE muffin tins with cupcake liners and spray lightly with non-stick spray.
HEAT 2½ TBS Salted Caramel Sugar, 3 TBS butter, and milk in a sauce pan on low heat until melted and well combined, set aside.
ROLL out pre-made pie dough and cut into 12 (3½” diameter) circles and place in bottom of liners allowing excess width to form sides of crust.
COMBINE apples with remaining butter, Baker’s Spice Blend, and Cayenne Pepper Powder (for a little heat) in a bowl. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cups.
DECORATE tops of pie bites with remaining pie dough in a crisscross pattern.
BAKE for 18-20 mins until golden brown.
COOL for 5 mins and then drizzle with caramel sauce and sprinkle with remaining Salted Caramel Sugar.
Yield: 12 servings
Total Time: 30 mins
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins