Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons

Easy 5-Ingredient Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons | ASpicyPerspective.com5-Ingredient Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons, crispy mini pies with a twist!

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When I think of apple pie, I usually envision a ceramic pie dish with piles of apple towering over the top. Although I love classic apple pie, this fall I’ve been experimenting with all sorts of apple pie variations to shake things up.

One might say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

However, I don’t feel I’m fixing traditional apple pie. Rather, I’m using it’s essence and appeal to elevate other dishes.

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Today that takes form in simple 5-Ingredient Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons. I’ve always felt cream cheese wontons were missing something.

Guess what… It was apples all along!

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Here you’ve got the crunch and creaminess of cream cheese wontons with a bite of fresh apple pie filling to offer pop! This combination works extremely well together.

Think of it as a mash-up or fusion food… East meets West in itty bitty hand pie party poppers.

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Bonus, if you missed it above, there are only 5 ingredients!

Granny Smith Apples. Butter. Wonton Wrappers. Cream Cheese. And the surprise ingredient it Apple Butter!

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Musselman’s Apple Butter provides the sweetness and spice for the apple pie filling, so you don’t have to dig through your pantry for various spices, sugar, or flour.

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We always have a jar (or two) of Musselman’s Apple Butter in the pantry.

I find all sorts of ways to add it in recipes to create richness and depth. Plus, Musselman’s Apple Butter is now made without high fructose corn syrup, so you can feel good about serving it to your family.

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To make these crunchy Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons, simply saute diced apples with a little butter to soften them. Then add in apple butter to season the apples.

Lay square wonton wrappers on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Place a scant cube of cream cheese in the center of each wrapper.

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Then spoon a little apple pie filling over the top.

Dip your finger in water and run your finger around the edges of the wonton wrapper. Then gather the corners together and pinch.

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Pinch the sides to seal the little pies, and brush the tops with butter.

My kids love baking Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons. They are so easy to make, they can do it themselves!

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Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons make a wonderful addition to any fall party. They are less messy than most desserts, and easy to take with you to the office or a school event.

Try these Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons this season. You’ll be amazed at the difference apple pie essence can make!

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Other Apple Pie Variations:

Dutch Apple Pie

Brandy Apple Hand Pies with Cornmeal Crust

Caramel Apple Slab Pie

Apple Bacon Pie with Cheddar Crust

Raspberry Apple Pie

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13 comments on “Apple Pie Cream Cheese Wontons

  1. Jillposted October 1, 2016 at 10:34 am Reply

    Sounds yummy and easy. Can these be made as is but without the cream cheese to make them dairy free?

  2. Julia @ HappyFoods Tubeposted October 1, 2016 at 10:57 am Reply

    Love the idea! Must find wonton wrappers in our shop so I can try these!

  3. Emily @ Life on Foodposted October 2, 2016 at 4:27 pm Reply

    What a great idea! I can almost taste these right now. Will have to make ASAP just to be sure they are as good as I think they are!

  4. Patricia Cposted October 3, 2016 at 8:37 am Reply

    Just curious if I missed a step. My wontons only crisped at the very top point, and were otherwise a bit tough and leathery. Should they have been steamed a bit first, and/or just browned on all sides in a skillet? Filling was delicious.

    • Sommerposted October 6, 2016 at 3:43 pm Reply

      Hi Patricia,

      That can happen if the wonton wrapper doesn’t get a good brushing of butter.

  5. Julie @ Running in a Skirtposted October 3, 2016 at 8:46 am Reply

    Genius! This look so simple and tasty! Apple butter is SUCH a useful kitchen ingredient.

  6. Julie | Table for Twoposted October 3, 2016 at 9:05 pm Reply

    Apple butter is one of my favorites! These look incredible!

  7. Naomi @BakersRoyaleposted October 4, 2016 at 1:13 pm Reply

    This look delicious! These would be great for a Fall party!

  8. Mary Beth Eldertonposted October 5, 2016 at 11:23 am Reply

    OMGoodness—Musselman’s has removed the HFCS?! I loved apple butter as a kid, but have not eaten it in years because of the high fructose corn syrup. I will be looking for a jar this grocery day. These little “pies” look wonderful!

  9. Lynne Boykinposted October 7, 2016 at 10:54 am Reply

    I would think this recipe could be made as small fried pies if folded in half instead of like a little purse. I love you recipe and creativity.

    Rating: 5
  10. Gretaposted October 9, 2016 at 10:22 am Reply

    Can you prepare these ahead of time, refrigerate, and cook them right before serving?

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