Apple Pie Wedges


"This is an apple pie flavored shortbread cookie. It is wonderful for a holiday brunch, as well as a simple dessert for an intimate holiday dinner. They are also simple to make."
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1 h 20 m servings 215 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 215 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and apple butter. Add flour, cinnamon, apple pie spice, and vanilla. Beat at low speed until well blended.
  2. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a 6-inch disc on waxed paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Invert one disc of dough into ungreased 9-inch round pie plate. Press dough into plate with lightly floured hands, covering plate completely. Flute edges using the handle of a wooden spoon. Deeply score into 8 wedges. Prick surface using tines of fork. Repeat steps with remaining disc of dough and another pie plate.
  5. Bake 35 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to wire rack. Cool completely and cut into wedges.



This was a HUGE disappointment!! It never really cooked in the middle, and it was almost bland. I added shredded granny smith apples and the apple butter along with the apple pie spice, and it s...

Not much apple flavor, which was a bit disappointing- that was why I made this recipe. I also tried one with pumpkin butter, not too pumpkiny either. Good shortbread though.

I agree that the recipe is missing something- it's rather bland, although it has good spice flavor. It needs a little salt added, which can possibly be remedied by using salted butter. I drizz...