Layered Apple Pies

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For as long as I can remember, my aunt has always brought a homemade apple pie for dessert on Thanksgiving Day. I love the taste of warm apples coated in a sweet cinnamon filling, but what really gives an apple pie it’s unforgettable taste is the flakey crust! The baked cinnamon and sugar wontons are the perfect replacement, and not only do they look pretty, they are flakey and delicious, and are only 20 calories each! Add a little whip cream and cinnamon, and you have all the taste of a classic apple pie without the calories!

Method

The estimated total time to make this recipe is 20-25 minutes.

1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper, or foil sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Lay wonton wrappers out individually on baking sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sweetener. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until wontons have crisped, and become lightly golden brown. Remove from the oven, let cool completely on baking sheet.

2

Meanwhile, to make the apple pie filling, Place all of the ingredients in a small sauce pan, and cook over medium heat, until apples are soft and resemble the appearance of apple pie filling, stirring constantly, (about 2-5 minutes). Remove from heat.

3

To build the layered apple pie, start by placing one baked wonton on a plate, and layer with about 2 tbs apple pie filling in between each layer, (alternating with cool whip if desired). Repeat layers 2 more times, (baked wonton will be the top layer, and three wontons will be used for each tower). Top with whipped topping if desired.

Ingredients

12 Wonton wrappers
2Large granny smith apples (or other baking apple of choice), peeled, and diced into small chunks
1 tbs Lemon juice
2 tbsHoney
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tspApple pie or pumpkin pie spice
Pinch Salt
2-3 pkts Stevia (or sweetener to taste)
OptionalToppings: 1(8 oz) Container Light Cool Whip or Tru Whip

Nutrition Breakdown

4 Layered Apple Pies
125 Calories per Pie
1 g Fat
30 g Carbohydrate
3 g Fiber
17 g Sugar
3 g Protein
4 WWP+*

*Weight Watchers Points per serving

33 Comments

Kate said:

I love this idea ive put apple filling in wonton cups before but the presentation of these are absolutely gorgeous!

November 8th, 2011 — 6:46am  |  Reply

Lindsay @ In Sweetness and In Health said:

Oh my gosh I just discovered your blog and I’m in LOVE with it! Can’t wait to read more :).

November 8th, 2011 — 9:08am  |  Reply

Jesica @ Pencil Kitchen said:

Can you make these twice as high, pleaseeee! :)

November 8th, 2011 — 2:26pm  |  Reply

katie @KatieDid said:

interesting way to use those wonton papers! Do you know what kind of flour they are made with by any chance?

November 8th, 2011 — 4:22pm  |  Reply

Liz @ iheartvegetables said:

That is such a good idea to use the wonton wrappers!

November 8th, 2011 — 9:02pm  |  Reply

Hope @ With A Side Of Hope said:

These layered apple pies are too cute! I love them. I really like that you used wonton wrappers. I cannot wait to try out this recipe :)

November 9th, 2011 — 5:05am  |  Reply

Katrina said:

This is super unique. Awesome idea!

November 9th, 2011 — 5:44am  |  Reply

Shannon (Healthiful Balance) said:

This is the perfect recipe for the Fall and Winter! I love apple pie and will try making this soon :)

November 9th, 2011 — 7:29am  |  Reply

renee said:

What a great idea and such a beautiful presentation. I’m excited to try it with all kinds of fillings….thanks!

November 9th, 2011 — 10:56am  |  Reply

Ellie@fitforthesoul said:

Katie, your recipes and photography are getting better and better!! Wowww this looks amazing. :D Hope you’re well, God bless ya today in abunnnndance!!!!

btw–not sure if I asked you yet, but what cam lens do you use? :)

November 9th, 2011 — 11:48am  |  Reply

Food:Tease:Anthology said:

I just shared this recipe on the fb page for my forthcoming food blog. It looks absolutely incredible and I’m so excited that it has a carb footprint that I can afford. I’m looking forward to becoming a frequent reader. I’m sold!

November 9th, 2011 — 5:22pm  |  Reply

Morgan said:

Do you know if it’s possible to use rice paper instead of wonton wrappers?

Stupid Celiac’s Disease…

November 10th, 2011 — 4:55pm  |  Reply

Rach said:

It’s so pretty!

November 10th, 2011 — 7:41pm  |  Reply

kyleen said:

I totally agree with you: a flaky pie crust is the best part of the pie. But wow, these layered apple pies look so delicious too!

November 10th, 2011 — 10:36pm  |  Reply

Emily said:

Morgan- I have celiac disease, too. There’s a recipe for gluten free wonton wrappers in Gluten Free on a Shoestring. The recipe has been reproduced online here: http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/won-ton-wrappers/

November 22nd, 2011 — 9:00am  |  Reply

Elise said:

I don’t see how many wanton wrappers to use on the ingredients list. Could you let me know :) thanks!

May 1st, 2012 — 2:33am  |  Reply

Char said:

I just tried this recipe, but I had to make some changes because I didn’t have all the right ingredients. Instead of wontons I use tortillas and sliced them into squares. I also just used nutmeg and Gala apples because I had no Granny Smith’s. They came out pretty good. Thanks!

June 30th, 2012 — 11:23pm  |  Reply

Kristy Kelm said:

Ok, I guess I grew up under a rock. Where do you find wonton wrappers? Thanks so much! :)

July 18th, 2012 — 10:27pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

generally in your groceries produce section

July 19th, 2012 — 10:39am  | 

terese said:

dessert

October 7th, 2013 — 4:06am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

yeah! :) thanks lindsay!!!

November 8th, 2011 — 10:09am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thanks kate! :) xo

November 8th, 2011 — 10:10am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

@ jesica :) your too cute!

November 9th, 2011 — 4:32am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thank you so much ellie! :) what a sweet comment this was to receive! :) we use a 30mm 1.4 :) God BLESS YOU too! :) xo

November 9th, 2011 — 4:01pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

@food:tease:anthology, thanks so much! :)

November 10th, 2011 — 4:01am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

you may be able to :) never tried it!

November 10th, 2011 — 5:49pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thanks so much kyleen! :)

November 11th, 2011 — 5:15am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

thank you rach! :) your the sweetest!

November 11th, 2011 — 5:15am  |  Reply

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