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One Bite Apple Pies with Salted Caramel Sauce.

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!
I’ve done something terribly wonderful. Or wonderfully terrible. You pick.

 

Imagine homemade apple pie filling with crisp fresh apple, that’s been dotted with gooey caramel, and wrapped inside flakey sugary fried wontons, and immediately dipped in creamy salted caramel sauce.

 

A luscious little bite of bliss.

 

Autumn is my favorite season and, as if that weren’t enough, it’s also apple season. After all, can’t you imagine the smell of apples cinnamon cooking together? It’s absolutely heavenly, and better than any candle or scented oil in the world.

 

If you love the flavor of apples and caramel together, then you’re going to flip over this recipe. You see, I love creating recipes that take inexpensive ingredients and make them into something grand, something you can be really proud to serve.

 

To demonstrate, this one takes apples, which are on sale this season, and wonton wrappers that are always pretty cheap, and pairs them with simple caramel sauce that’s equally cheap to make. I ask you – what’s not to love? 

 

But first, you have to heck out my bargain apples! I got organic Honeycrisp apples for .49₵ a pound! Wanna know how?

 

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!
I bought the bumped and bruised ones in the discount bin. I figure I’m going to chop them up anyway, so what difference would a little brown spot make? After all, they taste exactly the same as the ones for $2.98 a pound. I’m cheap and proud of it!

 

 

One Bite Apple Pies
Yield: 24 pieces Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

 

What You’ll Need:

 

FILLING:

  • 3 medium apples, sliced – I used Honeycrisp but any crisp apple works
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!

 

WONTONS:

 

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 24-30 wonton wrappers
  • 8 pieces soft caramel candy – optional
  • Vegetable oil – suitable for frying

 

 

To make filling:

 

  1. First, peel and core apples, then chop into small pieces and toss with lemon juice.
  2. Next, place apples into a medium saucepan and next add the corn syrup, flour, brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon and stir to combine. Then add the butter and stir again.
  3. Next, place the saucepan on the stove top.
  4. Heat the mixture on medium heat, stirring frequently, for about 15 minutes. You want to apples to still have some texture, so don’t overcook this to a mush. Let it cool.
  5. Mix together sugar and cinnamon, set aside. If you’re using caramel pieces, cut your candies into quarters.

 

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!

 

To fill wontons:

 

  1. A little tip – wontons dry out quickly, so be sure to keep them covered with a damp kitchen towel as you work.
  2. To begin, you’ll need a small bowl with water.
  3. First, you dip your fingertips in the water and lightly moisten the sides and corners of your wonton wrapper.
  4. Then, place a heaping teaspoon of the apple filling and a piece of caramel in the center of the wonton and bring the four corners together and pinch to make a seal. Repeat with remaining wontons, cover and set aside.
  5. Next, in a heavy saucepan, heat about 2 inches of oil to 350°F.
  6. Now, working in small batches and using a slotted spoon or tongs, place the wontons, seamed side up in the oil, turning once, and cook until lightly browned, approximately one minute to 90 seconds each.
  7. Lastly, drain the wontons briefly on a paper towel and roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture while still very hot. Repeat with remaining wontons.

 

 

 

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!

 

EASY SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE

This sauce comes together in literally 10 minutes from start to first dip!

What You’ll Need:

 

  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

 

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!

 

Here’s How:

 

  1. First, in a small saucepan over low heat combine whipping cream, brown sugar and butter.
  2. Second, you cook it, stirring frequently, until brown sugar is dissolved and sauce comes to a good bubble.
  3. Third, remove from the heat and add vanilla and salt, stirring to combine. The sauce will thicken upon standing.

 

Now, you take the fried apple pie bites and you serve them dipped in this amazing sauce.

 

Little bites of Bliss! Homemade apple filling, crispy fried wonton crust and salted caramel sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious and cheap!

 

I’ll let that sink in for a moment . . .

 

It’s like the perfect bite of apple pie, in every bite.

If you wish, you can simplify the whole process and purchase canned apple pie filling and caramel sauce from the store and you’ll be eating these in bad boys in mere minutes. But if you’re like me and want give this an “I’m such a Diva” spin, it’s really quite easy and totally worth the time and effort.

If you love the idea of using wontons for decadent desserts purposes – you’ll LOVE this: Should Chocolate Bar Ravioli be Illegal? 

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You may also like: Apple Rose Tart with Apple Butter Cheesecake and Toasted Pecan Crust    The Diva’s Secret Recipe for Microwave Chocolate Truffles (don’t tell anyone!)

 

A plate of little, one bite apple pies served with a small bowl of salted caramel sauce. Apples in the background.

ONE BITE APPLE PIES

The perfect fusion of crispy wonton wrappers, homemade apple filling, and luscious caramel sauce (recipe follows) in our One-Bite Apple Pies – a delightful, budget-friendly dessert that's sure to please.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Frying the filled wontons 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Desserts, Holidays and Entertaining
Cuisine American
Servings 24 pieces
Calories 35 kcal

Ingredients
  

FILLING:

  • 3 medium apples I used Honeycrisp, but any apple works
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter

WONTONS:

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 24-30 wonton wrappers
  • Vegetable oil suitable for frying
  • 1 egg

Instructions
 

To make apple filling:

  • Peel and core apples, dice and toss with lemon juice.
  • You’ll want to dice these pretty small, so they fit easily in the wonton wrappers.
  • Place apples in a saucepan. Add the brown sugar, corn syrup, flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and stir to combine.
  • Add butter, and heat the mixture on LOW, stirring frequently for about 15 minutes, or until the apples are softened.
  • Let this cool.

To fill the wontons:

  • Mix the sugar and 1 tablespoon cinnamon, set aside.
  • In a small bowl, make an egg wash by mixing an egg with a tablespoon of water.
  • Dip your fingertips in the egg wash and lightly moisten the edges and corners of your wonton wrapper.
  • Place a heaping teaspoon of the apple filling in the center of the wonton and bring the four corners of the wonton together.
  • Press as much air out as possible and pinch the edges firmly together to seal.
  • Repeat with remaining wontons. Keep filled pies covered with a damp towel to prevent them from drying out.

To fry the wontons:

  • In a heavy bottomed saucepan, heat 2-inches of oil to 350°Fdegrees.
  • Working in small batches, using a slotted spoon or tongs, place wontons seamed side up in the oil, turning once as the first side cooks, and fry until golden brown, approximately one minute.
  • Drain on a paper towel and sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar mixture while hot. Repeat with remaining wontons.

Caramel Sauce recipe follows in this post.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 35kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 0.3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 8mgPotassium: 31mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 38IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 0.1mg
    Keyword Autumn, Dessert, Fruit, Halloween, Pies and Tarts, Thanksgiving
    Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

    EASIEST 5-MINUTE CARAMEL SAUCE

    This is the easiest caramel sauce ever. Now you’re only five minutes away from slathering caramel on anything in need of caramel. Which is absolutely everything.
    Servings 16 tablespoons
    Calories 65 kcal

    Ingredients
      

    • ¼ cup whipping cream
    • ¾ cup brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla
    • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

    Instructions
     

    • In a small saucepan over low heat, combine whipping cream, brown sugar, and butter.
    • Cook, stirring frequently until brown sugar is completely dissolved and sauce comes to a good bubble.
    • Remove from heat, add vanilla, salt, and stir.
    • The sauce will thicken upon standing. That's it!

    Nutrition

    Calories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 0.1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 51mgPotassium: 18mgSugar: 10gVitamin A: 98IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.1mg
    Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

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