We have another fantastically easy recipe for you and your kids to make in the kitchen. These easy apple pies are so simple older kids will be able to make them all themselves and even your toddlers and you can cook them together. Using a no-roll pastry crust recipe and a delicious homemade apple pie filling this is great for cooking this autumn with the kids. So get some apples ready and head to the kitchen with the kids to make some delicious and simple apple pies.

easy apple pies collage of the pies in muffin tin and on wooden chopping boards

Apple Pie Recipe to Cook with Kids

Apple pies are one of my favourite apple recipes to cook with kids. I will buy them in the store when I need a sweet treat. But homemade are my favourite and these are so simple even little kids can make them.

5 homemade apple pies cooked by a kid on a wooden board with an apple fabric in front

Yes, even toddlers can make pastry! These pies use a no-roll recipe which is perfect for little hands to make.

apple pies in a muffin tin - easy recipe to bake with kids this fall

Top tip for cooking these pies with toddlers…

collection of apple pies on a wooden chopping board with an apple cloth in front, one of the pies is half eaten showing the delicious apple pie filling

If you are cooking with toddlers the filling can be made in advance the night before and stored in the fridge to use in the recipe.

Older kids I support them or let them make the apple pie filling themselves. It’s really good experience to get used to cooking with heat.

Easy Apple Pies to Cook with Kids

Delicious and simple apple pies to cook with kids from toddlers up. Using a no-roll pastry these are simple and fun to make as well as tasting delicious
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Course: Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: Apple Recipes, Autumn Recipes, Cooking with Kids, Fall Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 mini apple pies
Calories: 437kcal
Author: Cerys Parker

Equipment

  • 6 cup muffin pan
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Bowl

Ingredients

Apple Pie Filling

  • 2 apples peeled and diced
  • 118 ml cold water
  • 104 g sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt

Pie Crust

Instructions

  • Peel and chop the apples into small cubes.
    child peeling apples over a wooden chopping board
  • Combine the apples, water, sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat until the liquid begins to simmer, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes, until liquid has thickened. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
    making apple pie filling with kids
  • Preheat the oven to 220C (200C for Fan Assisted)
  • Whisk together the flour, salt and baking soda.
    dry ingredients for making pie crust in a bowl
  • Add the oil and water and stir until dough begins to form. Knead with your hands until the dough is sold.
    liquid ingredients added to a bowl of dry ingredients to make pie crust
  • Remove golf ball sized balls of dough from the bowl and press it into a six-cup muffin pan. Continue until all the cups have been filled.
    no-roll pastry crust in a muffin tin ready to be filled with apples
  • Fill each pie crust cup with apple pie filling.
    apple pie crusts filled
  • Top with crumbled pieces of pie dough.
    crumbled pie dough topping apple pies
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until the pie crust is golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before removing from pan.
    apple pies cooked and cooling in the muffin tin
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Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg
top down view of 5 apple pies which can be cooked with kids

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Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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