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17 Apr

Take Your Pie on the Road With Apple Pie Tacos

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If you weren’t aware, I love pie. I love it so much, I even named my Facebook live series after it — Pies + DIYS! Today we’re merging pie with another favorite — tacos! These apple pie tacosare the perfect twist to your traditional apple pie. Use alphabet letters to cut out extra crust and personalize each taco for your dinner guests.

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Ingredients:

  • six pie shells
  • four apples
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup warm water
  • alphabet cookie cutters 
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Instructions:

  1. Use a soup bowl to cut out small circles from the pie crust and then decorate with punny words or phrases.
  2. Place the circles on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and quick transfer them in-between the cracks on a greased upside-down cupcake tray. Place back in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  3. Pour lemon juice on top of the apples and give it a quick stir.
  4. Add cinnamon, cornstarch, sugar, and water into a pot and bring to a boil. Add in apples, cover, and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Scoop apple filling into the taco shells and top with whipped cream.
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Use a soup bowl to cut out smaller circles from the pre-made pie crust. Create cute phrases on the tops of the circles using small alphabet letters. Score the pie crust and use egg whites to help attach the letters.

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Place the pie shells flat on a cookie sheet and bake for five minutes in a 350-degree oven.

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Quickly remove and slide into the cracks of a greased upside-down cupcake tin. Place back in the oven for another five minutes.

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Remove from tray once cooled.

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Mix the sugar, cornstarch, water, and cinnamon in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil.

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Toss the lemon juice onto the apples and then slowly add them into the cinnamon mixture.

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Turn the stove to simmer, cover the apples, and let the apples cook for about 10 minutes.

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Scoop out that ooey goodness into a pie shell and get ready to serve!

Taco Tuesday has a new friend — the apple pie taco for dessert, y’all!

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Believe me: You’re not going to be able to eat just one. This is a two taco minimum per person for sure.

From-Brit.co

Anna Jo
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