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Apple pie pops

How to make delicious apple pie pops

Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • Rolling Pin
  • baking rack
  • food processor


For pie crust

  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 oz 1 stick unsalted butter very cold
  • 1 Table spoon shortening very cold
  • ¼ cup ice water

For apple pie pops filling

  • 1 pound apples peeled cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp lemon juice
  • coarse sugar for topping
  • 1 egg for whitewash
  • 2 tsp water
  • lollipop sticks


Instructions for crust

  • Combine the flour, sugar, and salt to a food processor bowl. Mix using the pulse setting.
  • Add butter and shortening and pulse about 10 -12 times until the texture is changed to small pebbles.
  • Add ¾ of the ice water and pulse a few more times until the dough takes the shape of a ball. Add more water as needed. Don't overmix. Don't worry if the dough isn't completely blended. You will use your rolling pin to finish creating the crust.
  • Place dough ball onto the counter and flatten into a flat disc. Wrap it in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.

Instructions for pie filling

  • Heat butter over medium heat, until just golden brown
  • Add brown sugar, spices, salt and lemon juice. Stir to combine ingredients
  • Add diced apples and stir.
  • Allow apples to cook for about 5-7 minutes, over medium heat
  • Remove from heat and let the apple mixture cool. You can place apples in the refrigerator to speed up the process.
  • Mix egg and water for an egg wash.
  • Roll out pie dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
  • Cut out rounds of 2 ½ to 3 inches and place them on parchment paper. You will need to roll out the extra dough left over scraps from cutting.
  • In half of the rounds, cut out shapes or holes for ventilation purposes
  • On the other half of the rounds, gently press one lollipop stick about halfway up each round.
  • Place one tablespoon of apple mixture in the center of each round.
  • Place each round on top of apples seal the edges.
  • Brush each pie pop with egg wash and sprinkle sugar on top.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Enjoy!


Keyword apple, pie