- Mom's Apple Pie Dip Mix
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 2 eggs
- 1 pkg. refrigerated pie crust
- 1 tsp. flour
- 1/4 cup sugar, to sweeten crust
- 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 Tbsp. milk
Blend together Mom's Apple Pie Dip Mix, cream cheese and 1 egg until combined. Let mixture chill for 1 hour. Pre heat oven to 350°. Roll out 1 sheet of pie crust. Flour a round cookie cutter or drinking glass and cut out circles for cookie base. Places circles on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place about 1 Tbsp. of the Mom's Apple Pie Dip mixture in the center of the circles. Roll out your second pie crust and cut 1/2 inch wide or smaller strips. Weave the pie crust strips together over the Mom's Apple Pie Dip Mixture to create a lattice top on your cookies. Make an egg was using egg whites and brush it over the top of your cookies. Sprinkle sugar over the lattice tops to sweeten crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes until crust is golden brown. Allow cookies to cool before adding optional glaze.
Combine confectioner's sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract and milk. If glaze is too thick you may add more milk to thin. Once combine drizzle over the top of your cookies and allow to set.
*adding the glaze is optional to give your cookies an extra hint of sweetness.
Warm Apple Pie Dip
- 1 packet Mom's Apple Pie Dip Mix -
- 1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider, hot
- 16 oz. cream cheese softened*
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup packed brown sugar**
- 1/4 cup butter (no substitutes)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Empty packet of mix into heat-safe bowl or slow cooker. Add apple juice or cider that is heated to hot. Stir with fork to mix. Stir in softened cream cheese. Add 1/4 cup of brown sugar (you may add more brown sugar to taste later), and ground cinnamon. Add butter and allow to melt into mixture. Heat in slow cooker on high for a minimum of 2 hours to allow apple pieces to reconstitute before serving.
* To soften cream cheese: Microwave each 8 oz package (unwrapped) for 1 minute to soften before adding.
**Add additional brown sugar one tablespoon at a time to reach desired sweetness.
Mom's Apple Pie
- 1 packet Mom's Apple Pie Dip Mix, prepared according to pkg. directions and chilled for at least 2 hours
- 1 refrigerated pie crust
- 1 can (20 oz.) apple pie filling
- 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
Unroll the pie crust and place it in the pan. Press the crust into the bottom of the pan and pre-bake at 350° for 5 minutes, then remove from oven. Spread prepared Mom’s Apple Pie Dip Mix over the crust. Place pie filling on top; spread evenly with a spatula.
Sprinkle cinnamon on top of pie filling. Add topping of your choice. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until crust has set.
Crumble topping: combine 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup flour, and 1/4 cup cold diced butter with a fork until just crumbly. Top pie and bake.
Glaze topping: combine 1/8 cup melted butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Top pie and bake.