Apple Puff Pies
1 (17 ounce) package
frozen puff pastry
2 medium size sweet apples
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Thaw frozen puff pastry according to package directions.
Meanwhile peel, core and coarsely chop apples to measure 2 cups.
In bowl toss apples with sugar, flour, lemon peel and juice, cinnamon and
On lightly floured board cut each pastry sheet into nine 3-inch squares.
In center of each square place about 1/4 cup apple mixture,
brush edges of square with beaten egg. Top each filled pastry with second
square. Press edges with tines of fork.
Using a sharp knife make 1-inch L-shape in center of each
square, fold back pastry flaps. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and brush with
beaten egg. Bake 20 minutes until golden brown.