Pie In A Bowl

Sometimes it is just fun to make a dessert up and present it in a different way. This is a lovely Apple Pie but made up in a bowl. Read on….


  • Pastry of your choice (in a box, frozen or your own)
  • 4¬†Braeburn apples, cored and peeled)
  • 4 Granny Smith apples (cored and peeled)
  • 1 cup caramel ice cream topping (or your own homemade)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachio nuts
  • 1/2 tsp. apple pie spice
  • 2 tbsp. butter, cut in 8 small pieces
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 egg white
  • sprinkle of cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, combine 1/2 of the caramel sauce, pistachios and pie spice.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, slice the apples and toss to mix them up. Equally fill the ramekins with the apples, drizzle the caramel sauce over the apple slices, Add a pat of butter on each pie and squeeze a tsp. of lemon juice over each one.

When you have your pastry rolled out, cut into 8 squares, lay a square of pastry over each pie, pinching the corners with your fingers. It won’t cover the pie completely so don’t panic.

Set these out in a parchment lined baking dish and set the ramekins on.

In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tbsp. water with an egg white and brush the pastry,

Bake these for about 30 minutes until the pastry is golden and the apples are cooked through. Remove to a rack and let cool for 20 minutes. While still warm and just as you are about to serve, drizzle the remaining caramel sauce over each pie and add a light sprinkle of cinnamon. A scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side wouldn’t hurt either.




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