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Miniature Caramel Apple Pie

Ingredients

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  • 1 Recipe Cream Cheese Dough
  • 3 Cups Apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ¼ Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • Pinch of Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare the miniature tart pans with the Cream Cheese Dough; Roll out the dough to ⅛” thick.
  2. Using a round or scalloped cookie cutter, cut 12 circles approx 2 inches bigger than the tart pan (I used this tart pan).
  3. Press the dough into each tartlet mold and refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. In a skillet, saute the apples, lemon juice, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt until sugar dissolves and it becomes a thick caramel sauce coating the diced apples
  5. Scoop the caramel apples into the tart shells
  6. Roll out the remaining dough and cut into rounds that fit the size of the tart shell
  7. Press the top piece of dough into the bottom half of the tart dough
  8. Cut three small slits in the piece of dough
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until the dough is slightly golden brown
  10. Remove the tartlets from the oven and allow them to cool completely
  11. Using a small spatula or knife pop the tartlets out of the pan and place on a serving platter
  12. Serve and enjoy!
  13. Makes 12 Tartlets