Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

Mini croissant apple pie bites...this is what happens when you crave apple pie in March. I seriously considered making a pie from scratch because I knew I did not have convenient access to a freshly baked goodie. After looking at the directions of my favorite bakers recipe  I decided this was a project for a later day but the apple pie craving did not subside.

 Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

I HAD to have an apple pie so I channeled my inner Sandra Lee and decided to create a semi-homemade shortcut. I have previously seen versions of this recipe made with a whole apple slice or a lot of random ingredients but I simplified it and made it easier. The most difficult part of this process was wrapping the apple bits in the croissant...things got a bit messy. Luckily, the messiness of the process did not affect the taste because they turned out so yummy! The flaky croissant crust and the perfect balance of fall spices was exactly what I needed! Continue reading to get this 30 minute recipe!


 Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites
 Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 Can Pillsbury Croissant Rolls
  • 1 Small Apple
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 Tsp All Spice
  • 3 Tbsp Melted Butter

Takes , Serves 4.

 Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375º F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
  3. Chop apples and toss them in melted butter. 
  4. Place croissant triangles on baking sheet. Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon mixture, generously onto each triangle. 
  5. Carefully place a small amount of chopped buttered apples onto the wide end of the croissant triangles. Carefully wrap triangles into a crescent roll. (this process was very messy and unappealing so don't worry if yours look a little wonky)
  6. Brush each roll with remaining melted butter. This ensures a yummy and flaky crust! 
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Enjoy!
 Mini Croissant Apple Pie Bites

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