Apple-Crisp Mini Pies

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for individual apple "pies" that are baked and served in jars.
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Cook time: 25-30 min | Yield: Serves 4 8-oz. wide-mouth Mason jars or 8 4-oz. Mason jars


  • 1 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 5 Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoons tapioca
  • 1 teaspoon self-rising flour

For the Topping

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, cold
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large sauté pan melt butter, water. Add the sliced apples and cook until apples are tender and release juices. Meanwhile, in separate bowl, mix brown sugar, granulated sugar, tapioca and flour. Pour this mixture over apples and toss in pan. Cook apples until they begin to soften.

Place all topping ingredients into a bowl. Using your fingers, mix until well incorporated and mixture resembles crumbs.

Place apple mixture into Mason jars. Place topping on apples and cook in a water bath at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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