Easy Apple Pie Recipe For One

A classic recipe for Homemade Apple Pie made with a flaky crust and one sweet juicy apple. This single serving apple pie recipe provides you with a scrumptious dessert without leftovers!

Apple Pie Recipe For One, a classic recipe for homemade apple pie made with a flaky crust and sweet juicy apples. This single serving dessert recipe provides you with a wonderful apple pie without the leftovers! | One Dish Kitchen

I don’t think there are many desserts that are more comforting than apple pie. In fact, an apple pie recipe made from scratch is a treasure.

Today I’m sharing a great apple pie recipe for one that I’m sure you’ll love. This pie recipe comes complete with a fool-proof crust recipe that’s just the right size for this mini pie.

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The pie crust is made from a simple crust recipe that I created when making my Chicken Pot Pie For One. This recipe provides the perfect amount to line a single mini pie pan.

I happen to love my mini pie pan, by the way. I use this pan all the time and I love that the bottom is removable which makes it easy to use.

Pro tip: Don’t fear the dough. You’ll only need flour, sugar, salt, butter, and water to make a perfect, buttery crust and it’s super easy too.

If you don’t want to make a pie crust, use my crushed graham cracker crust recipe instead.

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Apple Pie Filling

The apple pie filling is a simple mix of chopped apples, sugar, cinnamon and a bit of lemon juice mixed together and spooned over the crust.

Bake the pie for about 20 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.

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If you add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the pie, you’ll have yourself the ultimate apple pie for one!

I use a 4.75-inch round tart/quiche pan or a 1-cup ramekin for this recipe. For best results use a dish of similar size.

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Recipe: Apple Pie for One

Apple Pie Recipe For One, a classic recipe for homemade apple pie made with a flaky crust and sweet juicy apples. This single serving pie recipe provides you with a great apple pie dessert without the leftovers. | One Dish Kitchen

Apple Pie For One

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: pie
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 317kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

FILLING

  • 1 apple , peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

CRUST

  • tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter , chilled - plus 1 additional tablespoon butter, chopped to dot on top of apples
  • 1 teaspoon ice water

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Toss the apple slices into a large bowl and stir in the sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice. Let sit while you prepare the dough.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt.
  • Using a fork, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  • Add the water and stir to form dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a cutting board and roll into a ball.
  • So the dough doesn't stick, sprinkle a little flour on the cutting board and on the ball of dough and using a roller or a large glass, roll out the dough to form a circle.
  • Lightly oil a small tart or pie pan. Fit the crust into the pan. Poke the bottom of the pie crust with a fork a few times.
  • Pour in apples and dot with butter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 9% | Vitamin C: 12.5% | Calcium: 1.1% | Iron: 6%
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43 COMMENTS

    • I can relate, Faith. My husband and I can rarely agree on a single dessert too. With single serving desserts, at least we we can share and we get to have a bit of both 🙂

  1. How great is this for portion control! I have to admit, I do not think I could help myself to only one piece 🙂 I bought small cake pans (4-inches) to start making mini cakes. It will save time, money, and not have me tempted to eat an entire 9-inch cake!

    • These are great for portion control and for when you want just a little something sweet. For those cooking for one person, it won’t leave them with a whole lot of leftovers. Thanks, Kacey!


  2. I just baked this recipe and have to say I love it! Since I’m the only one in my family who enjoys eating apple pies, it’s perfect for me because I don’t have to bake a large pie and then watch it being wasted…
    So thank you so much for this recipe because I have been craving to eat one and it came up 🙂


  3. Way to go Joanie! I don’t eat much sugar or desserts but sometimes I get in the mood for something and this recipe was perfect because it doesn’t require much sugar. I like the way that it was so quick and simple. Just for fun I added some honey and walnuts to the apple mixture and I topped it with a little bit of apple crisp topping. Plus instead of ice cream I used a scoop of yogurt on top. It worked GREAT and was oh so delicious thanks to you! 👏😁


  4. This is the cutest little apple pie ever! Everyone else in my family likes cherry pies, so I never get apple! Totally making this so I can have my favorite pie!

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