Mini Apple Pop Tarts

Mini Apple Pop Tarts
Serves 18
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pkg sweet pie dough (has 2 rolls) OR 4-5 sweet pie shells, defrosted rolled out
  2. 4 green apples, peeled, thinly sliced
  3. 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  4. 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  5. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  6. 2 tsp. corn starch
  7. 1 egg, lightly beaten
Instructions
  1. Place peeled apples in a medium sized non stick pot set over medium high heat.
  2. Add salt and carefully stir until all the liquid has evaporated.
  3. (Alternatively, you can allow the mixture to cook for 1 minutes so the salt can draw out any liquid from the apples, and then drain out water)
  4. Once there is no liquid in the pot add vanilla and stir to coat.
  5. Add brown sugar to the pot, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle cornstarch and mix immediately.
  7. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  8. Turn off heat and set aside to allow mixture to cool completely.
  9. preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  10. Cut pie dough into 6 inch by 2 inch size rectangles.
  11. Use a brush to place a very small amount of egg on the borders of only half the rectangle.
  12. Place 1 heaping tbsp of apple mixture in the first 1/3 of the rectangle.
  13. Fold the rectangle in half so that the apple mixture is completely covered.
  14. Use a for to press the edges of the dough together.
  15. Brush the tops with egg and a very gentle sprinkling of sugar.
  16. Bake for 14-18 minutes until cooked and golden.
  17. Remove from the oven and cool in pan for 2 minutes than transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Freezing
  1. Once completely cool, lay in a single layer, wrap gently in Saran Wrap and freeze overnight.
  2. Once frozen, stick them in a ziplock bag.
  3. Remove from freezer 2 hours before serving!
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