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Close-up of a mini apple pie with dulce de leche on a white plate on a white dishtowel. In the background, there's a brown muffin pan with more of the pies and an apple.
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Mini Apple Pies with Dulce de Leche

Mini Apple Pies with Dulce de Leche - you only need 4 ingredients to make these perfect bites! The gooey, flavorful filling makes these toffee apple pies a family favorite. 
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 542kcal


  • 2 sheets puff pastry thawed (or 1 package pie crust)
  • 2 apples
  • 1/3 stick butter 35g
  • 1/2 cup Dulce de Leche
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar


  • Pee, core and roughly chop the apples.
  • Place them in a pan with the butter and 2 tbsp of water. Cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed and the apples are soft. Let cool slightly then stir in the Dulce de Leche.
  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C) and grease a 6-hole muffin pan. Roll out the dough slightly and cut out six 5-inch (12cm) circles and six 2-inch (5 cm) circles. Press the large circles into the muffin cups and fill them with apple dulce de leche mixture. Top with small pastry circles and seal the brims with your fingers. Brush the tops with water and sprinkle brown sugar on top.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
  • Let the Mini Apple Pies sit in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.


Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 2mg