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Individual lattice top apple pies

Individual Lattice Top Pies

Serve up these adorable and delicious mini fruit-filled pies at your Thanksgiving Day feast! These pies will be a huge hit with guests, and save you the trouble of cutting slices, because each person can just grab their own.

I filled these pies with prepared blueberry and apple filling, but you can use your favorite — strawberries, peaches, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, anything you like! This Thanksgiving pie recipe is so easy because we use prepared pie filling — and if you wanted to simplify even further, you could just buy prepared pie crusts too.

To add a sparkly sweet touch, sprinkle some sugar on top. Oh, and don’t forget to top it off with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Individual lattice top apple pies

Yield 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 3 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 cups of your favorite prepared fruit filling

Instructions

  1. Whisk together flour and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix in the shortening and butter with pastry blender, until the dough crumbles.
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon cold water at a time.
  4. Dust your hands with flour and roll the dough into a ball.
  5. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface, then roll out flat.
  6. Wrap dough in wax paper or saran wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  7. Preheat oven to 375 ºF.
  8. Roll down out again until it's 1/4-1/2 inch thick.
  9. Use a ramekin to cut out two circles, leaving 1 1/2 inches around for each.
  10. Use remaining dough to cut 4-inch long strips for the top crust.
  11. Press dough circles into two ramekins. Poke holes with a fork into the bottoms and sides of the dough.
  12. Scoop 1 cup pie filling into each dough-lined ramekin.
  13. Form a lattice crust by creating a criss-cross patter over the top with your dough strips.
  14. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the fruit filling is bubbly and the crust is golden.

Courses Dessert

Cuisine American

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