Apple Pie Baked Apples

Apple Pie Baked Apples

Apple Pie Baked Apples

September 29, 2018
: 4 servings

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Ingredients
  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • 3 Pink Lady apples
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sweet butter
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 large egg beaten with 1 tablespoon milk (egg wash)
  • Caramel, for drizzling
Directions
  • Step 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Step 2 Peel and dice one green and one red apple.
  • Step 3 Slice off tops and, using a melon baller, hollow out the remaining apples.
  • Step 4 Set aside.
  • Step 5 In a small bowl, whisk together warm water and cornstarch.
  • Step 6 In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Step 7 Add diced apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, and sugar.
  • Step 8 Bring to a simmer and cook until apples are tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Step 9 Add in cornstarch mixture and cook 5 minutes more.
  • Step 10 Place hollowed out apples in a baking dish and fill with cooked apple mixture.
  • Step 11 On a piece of wax paper, roll out pie dough and cut into 4 circles.
  • Step 12 Slice each circle into thin strips.
  • Step 13 Make a lattice top on each apple, trimming any excess.
  • Step 14 Brush crust with egg wash and sprinkle with more cinnamon sugar.
  • Step 15 Bake until apples are tender and crust is golden, 28 to 30 minutes.
  • Step 16 Drizzle with caramel before serving.

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