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Vegan Apple Hand Pies are a delicious pastry that’s made with almond flour and filled with a sweet cinnamon filling. These hand pies are both vegan and gluten-free and a treat the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Vegan Apple Hand Pies are a delicious pastry that's made with almond flour and filled with a sweet cinnamon filling. These hand pies are both vegan and gluten-free and a treat the whole family is sure to enjoy.

The easiest apple hand pies you’ll ever make

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert recipe to make, then look no further, this apple hand pie is just for you. This vegan and gluten-free hand pie is made with simple ingredients like almond flour and stuffed with sweet and flavorful honey crispy apples!

Below I show step-by-step instructions on how to make the perfect apple hand pies, you’ll be surprised at how quick, simple and easy they are to make!

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Vegan Apple Hand Pies are a delicious pastry that's made with almond flour and filled with a sweet cinnamon filling. These hand pies are both vegan and gluten-free and a treat the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Ingredients in vegan gluten-free apple hand pies

These aren’t your traditional apple hand pies. These vegan and gluten-free apple hand pies are made with really simple ingredients, all of which i’m sure most of us have in our pantry right now. Grab these ingredients below and let’s get baking!

  • almond flour
  • maple syrup
  • almond butter
  • vanilla extract
  • salt
  • cinnamon
  • honey crisp apples

How to make this vegan gluten free apple hand pie recipe

You’re going to see just how simple this recipe is to make, you’ll be so surprised! We’ll first start by sautéing the cinnamon apples and then making the dough. Next, we will fill the dough with the honey crispy apples and then bake in the oven! It really can’t be any easier.

To start, preheat the oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper or your favorite silicon baking mat.

Next, heat 1 teaspoon of butter, ghee or oil in a small sauté pan. Then, add in the sliced honey crispy apples and sprinkle with cinnamon. Let them simmer for about 3-5 minutes stirring occasionally. When done, remove from heat and set aside.

In a medium bowl, add in the almond butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Mix until ingredients are well incorporated. Then, add in the almond flour, salt and baking powder and mix until a dough starts to form. I suggest kneading with your hands to make sure the dough is really well combined.

Then, break off about 2-3 tbsp worth of the dough and roll in between the palm of your hands then flatten until it’s about 1/4″ thick in either a circle or rectangle. Fill the center with 1 tbsp of the cinnamon apples and cover the top with an additional equal size piece of dough.

Using a fork, crimp the edges together and brush the tops with melted ghee, butter or oil. Bake for 15-17 minutes, remove from the oven at let cool on the counter.

In the meantime, make the icing by combining powdered sugar and water, then drizzle on top.

Enjoy warm or store in an airtight container and enjoy within 4 days.

Vegan Apple Hand Pies are a delicious pastry that's made with almond flour and filled with a sweet cinnamon filling. These hand pies are both vegan and gluten-free and a treat the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Other simple apple recipes to try:

apple cider donuts

healthy vegan apple crisp

apple pie muffins

Apple Hand Pies

Recipe by Hannah KlingCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Beginner
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

17

minutes

Vegan Apple Hand Pies are a delicious pastry that’s made with almond flour and filled with a sweet cinnamon filling. These hand pies are both vegan and gluten-free and a treat the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • Hand Pie Dough
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup almond butter

  • 2 cups almond flour

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • Apples
  • 1/2 cup honey crisp apples

  • 1 tsp ghee, butter or oil

  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon

Directions

  • To start, preheat the oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper or your favorite silicon baking mat.
  • Next, heat 1 teaspoon of butter, ghee or oil in a small sauté pan. Then, add in the sliced honey crisp apples and sprinkle with cinnamon. Let them simmer for about 3-5 minutes stirring occasionally. When done, remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add in the almond butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Mix until ingredients are well incorporated. Then, add in the almond flour, salt and baking powder and mix until a dough starts to form. I suggest kneading with your hands to make sure the dough is really well combined.
  • Then, break off about 2-3 tbsp worth of the dough and roll in between the palm of your hands then flatten until it’s about 1/4″ thick in either a circle or rectangle. Fill the center with 1 tbsp of the cinnamon apples and cover the top with an additional equal size piece of dough.
  • Using a fork, crimp the edges together and brush the tops with melted ghee, butter or oil. Bake for 15-17 minutes, remove from the oven at let cool on the counter.
  • In the meantime, make the icing by combining powdered sugar and water, then drizzle on top.
  • Enjoy warm or store in an airtight container and enjoy within 4 days.

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