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Apple Pie Cupcakes

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8

We reimagined America's sweetheart—apple pie—into cupcakes made from refrigerated cinnamon rolls and filled with cubed and caramelized Granny Smith apples. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Apple Filling

2
tablespoons unsalted butter
2
large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1/4-inch cubes
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon salt
Juice of half lemon (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)

Topping

2
tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup chopped walnuts

Base

1
can (12.4 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing

Garnish

Whipped cream (from 7-oz aerosol can)
Caramel-flavored syrup (from 22-oz bottle)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add apples; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons brown sugar, the cinnamon and salt. Cook 5 minutes longer or until tender. Stir in lemon juice.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix Topping ingredients with fork or hands until crumbly. Set aside.
  • 4
    Separate dough into 8 rolls. Flatten each into 4-inch round; place in muffin cup.
  • 5
    Divide Apple Filling evenly onto rolls in muffin cups. Divide Topping evenly over Filling.
  • 6
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until bubbly and tops are lightly browned. Cool slightly before removing from muffin cups. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Serve cupcakes topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of syrup.

Expert Tips

  • Take a shortcut and use canned apple pie filling.
  • Instead of whipped cream, top with ice cream or your favorite flavor of buttercream frosting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
30g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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