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Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Apple Pies

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Craving an apple pie from McDonald’s? Look no further than these Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Apple Pies. You will love the apple pie filling with the crispy crust that is then dusted with cinnamon sugar. Ready in less than 10 minutes this will be your go-to treat every day.

Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Apple Pies

Growing up everyone loved McDonald’s Apple Pies. I swear it was a staple in our life! In fact, it is one of my favorite go-to desserts at fast food restaurants! I love the sweet filling that is wrapped in the crispy crunchy crust! 

This year I set out to make a healthier version of this recipe and thanks to my Air Fryer I have found the perfect way to recreate this dish at home, meet your new Favorite dessert these Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Apple Pies.

You will love how easy these are to recreate in your home! 

air fryer copycat mcdonalds apple pie

Pair these with Air Fryer Copycat Chick-Fil-Nuggets and your whole family will be smiling ear to ear all night long!

 How to make Air Fryer Copycat McDonald’s Apple Pies

  • Roll out the pie crust and cut into 8 (3×6 inches) rectangles.
cut pie crust into rectangles
  • Spoon the apple pie filling onto every other rectangle. 
put the pie filling on top
  • Top with the remaining four rectangles of pie crust.
  • Crimp the edges with the fork. 
  • Whisk the egg and lightly coat each rectangle then slice several slits into the top of the pies.
crimp the edges
  • Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar. 
  • Place pies on the air fryer rack & and air fry for 5-8 minutes at 360 degrees. 
air fryer copycat mcdonalds apple pie

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • To save time, you will want to use a premade apple pie filling. Our Instant Pot Best Apple Pie Filling is the perfect filling for this recipe. 
  • Be sure you completely seal the apple pies. Preventing to do this will create quite a mess as the filling leaks out the sides. 
  • Be sure you don’t overfill the hand pies. 

Storage

Fridge

These copycat McDonald’s Apple pies will store in the fridge for about 3 days in an airtight container once they are cooked. 

Freezer

You can store cooked apple pies in the freezer in a freezer safe bag for about 2 months. Thaw them in the fridge overnight. 

air fryer copycat mcdonalds apple pie

Make Ahead?

Want to prep these ahead of time? No problem. These store nicely prior to cooking. Once you assemble your mini apple pies you will want to cover and place in the fridge wrapped tightly. These will last about 2 days before cooking. 

Can I make these in the oven?

Yes, you can easily make these in the oven. Place your apple pies on a piece of parchment paper and then on a baking tray. Cook at 400° F for about 20 minutes. Be sure to let these cool prior to eating. 

Can I change out the filling?

Yes, you can easily swap out the filling of these Air Fryer hand pies. Any fruit filling will work great with this recipe. 

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Air Fryer Copycat McDonald's Apple Pies

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. Roll out the pie crust and cut into 8 (3×6 inches) rectangles.
    2. Spoon the apple pie filling onto every other rectangle. 
    3. Top with the remaining four rectangles of pie crust.
    4. Crimp the edges with the fork. 
    5. Whisk the egg and lightly coat each rectangle then slice several slits into the top of the pies. 
    6. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar. 
    7. Place pies on the air fryer rack & and air fry for 5-8 minutes at 360 degrees.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 339Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 178mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 5gSugar: 40gProtein: 4g

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