Glazed Apple Hand Pies

These sweet and simple Glazed Apple Hand Pies are the perfect fall treat. This easy recipe is ready in 30 minutes flat.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Author Melissa Russo /


  • 3 large apples cored, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 box refrigerated pie crust
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Vanilla Glaze

  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup powdered sugar add more if necessary to reach desired consistency


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Peel, core and finely dice three apples. Add to a medium bowl.
  3. Add sugars, flour, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, apple juice and lemon juice to bowl. Mix to incorporate.
  4. Unroll one pie crust. Use a large biscuit cutter or rim of a glass to make eight circles.
  5. Fill each circle with one heaping teaspoon of apple filling.
  6. Brush circle with egg wash. Fold over and press together with fork. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  7. Pierce a whole in the top of each hand pie with a fork. Brush with remaining egg wash.
  8. Bake 20 minutes or until golden.
  9. Allow to cool.
  10. While hand pies are cooling, prepare glaze.
  11. Dip each hand pie in the glaze and set on a baking rack to dry.