Mini apple puffs

These individual mini apple pies are perfect for when you have visitors. The folding technique makes them look fancy, while this baking recipe is easy to make.

Preparation time: 15 minutes (+ 18 minutes baking time).


  • 4 sheets of Creapan Puff Pastry Sheets
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • apple compote
  • 1 egg yolk beaten with 2 tablespoons milk
  • optional: icing sugar


  • baking tray
  • pastry brush


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.
  2. Place the dough slices in front of you, fold 2 points together to form a triangle.
  3. Lay the long side of the triangle towards you. Cut the dough along the two short sides obliquely, keep 2 cm free all around the edges, until just below the widest vertex (the ends of the incised edges cannot touch).
  4. Fold the dough open again. (Confused about the folding technique? Check out this video)
  5. Mix the apple slices with 2 tbsp sugar, the spices and apple compote in a bowl.
  6. Divide the apple filling over the centre of the puff pastry. Fold the open corners on top of each other towards the dough base.
  7. Press both corners slightly together.
  8. Brush the outer edges with the egg mixture and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar.
  9. Bake them on the baking tray in the preheated oven for about 18 minutes until crispy.