Baked Apple Pie Egg Rolls

My family is split when it comes to pies.  There are those who are like my mom and love the cream pies… chocolate, coconut, etc and those that are like my dad and like the fruit pies… apple, cherry, etc.  Then there are people like me and my husband who could do without pie.  I know, we are crazy.  They just seem like so much work and I am not a fan of making homemade pie crust.  I will if needs be, but I’d rather fill my cooking time with things like brownies or cookies.  

When I saw this recipe for egg roll apple pies from Spoon Fork Bacon, it immediately caught my attention.  I didn’t have to make a pie crust to enjoy apple pie?!  WHAT?! Okay, then.  I was determined to give it a shot.  These are seriously so good and extremely easy to make.  Enjoy them!  My family sure did!

(Note, you should expect them to be a little crunchier than typical apple pie because they are made with egg roll wrappers, but I think it puts a whole new fun spin on traditional apple pie!)

Baked Apple Pie Egg Rolls

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By Chef in Training May 24, 2012

  • Yield: 12-16 egg rolls
  • Cook: 20 mins

A fun and easy twist on traditional apple pie

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Peel and chop up apples. Add to a medium bowl. Add remaining filling ingredients to bowl and stir together until well combined. Allow mixture to sit for about 10 minutes.
  3. Lay 1 egg roll wrapper onto a clean surface and brush edge with a 1 inch perimeter of egg wash.
  4. Spread 2-3 tablespoons of the filling across one side of the prepared egg roll wrapper. You do not want to over stuff these.
  5. Fold the sides over and brush with egg wash. Carefully roll filling tightly in the wrapper and press gently to seal.
  6. Place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment and coat with a thin layer of cooking spray. Repeat until all the filling and wrappers have been used.
  7. Bake egg rolls for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. During the last 5 minutes of cook time, pull out and brush with a little melted butter and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top. Put back in oven for remaining 5 minutes. Serve immediately with sweetened whipped cream.
  8. TO MAKE SWEETENED WHIPPED CREAM: Place cream in a mixing bowl and whip with a hand mixer, on medium-high speed. As the mixture thickens, slowly add sugar until fully incorporated. Add vanilla. Whip until stiff peaks form. I sprinkled a little cinnamon on top as well.

recipe adapted from: Spoon Fork Bacon

Enjoy!

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  1. 1

    These little egg rolls are so cute and creative, Nikki! Love all the flavors reminiscent of fall, too. These would be so great as a little finger food at any seasonal party! Thanks for sharing. You have such a nice blog and I’m glad to have found you!

  2. 2

    They look so good! I can’t wait to make these. I know my 3 year-old will go crazy for these too.

  3. 3

    Oh.Goodness. I have got to try these. I love pie but like you, don’t enjoy making them. These look perfect. Thanks!

  4. 4

    Oh…I must, simply must try these out..maybe tonight…Thanks so much!

  5. 5

    looks amazing! my crust NEVER turns out, so this is perfect

  6. 6

    I am making these tonight for girls’ night and I’m super excited. I saw you post them on pinterest and as soon as I posted it, I had 5 of my girlfriends ask me to make them. Thanks for the awesome ideas!

  7. 7

    These look great! Perfect size.

  8. 8
    Christina says:

    I just found your blog through Pinterest and I am LOVING it. Your recipes look delicious and I can’t wait to start trying some.

  9. 9

    Could you use phyllo pastry?

  10. 10

    oooh! and i thought egg roll samosas were good. i sooo have to try these, they look delicious! thank you for sharing!

  11. 11

    Holy flavor, what just happened? Did you just put an apple pie in an EGGROLL? I think I love you.

  12. 12

    I could definitely live without pie, but I am dying to try these! What a fun, creative recipe!

  13. 13

    Really stunning photography! What a great recipe!

  14. 14

    I love this idea! These apple pie rolls look DELICIOUS, and so cute too! This would be so great for a party, too! I love it!

  15. 15

    Yum! This looks delicious. Would you consider linking up to my Pinworthy Projects Party? I hope to see you there!

  16. 16

    This might be the best idea I’ve seen in quite a while. I thik the crunch of an egg roll with apple pie filling sounds awesome! I have to try this at a dinner party soon.
    I’d love for you to link this up to my link party, Whatcha Whipped Up Wednesday
    Hope to see you there!

    • 17
      What's Your Diet says:

      This sounds so wonderful. I have been having a taste for apple pie, but shy away because it’s so fattening. This is a great alternative, I would have never thought of this. Great Job and idea.

      • 18

        Great post! You can cut your prep time in half (or more) by using canned apple pie filling. I usually sprinkle the rolls with powdered sugar and cinnamon while still warm from the oven, I am going to try the sweetened whipped cream instead of the powdered sugar for variety or even offer both versions ;)

  17. 19

    I found this recipe on pinetrest and thought it was extremely interesting so i tried it tonight… I’m not sure if I did something wrong but the actual eggroll wasn’t very crunchy. I baked them for almost 45min… It was still delicious but i guess I was expecting the whole airy crunch that comes along with an eggroll… Any suggestions??? Maybe I’ll just try frying it next time!

  18. 20

    Instead of the sweet cream, look in the produce section of your grocery store and buy a tub of melted caramel or you can use the squeeze kind that can be found on the chocolate syrup for ice cream shelf.

  19. 21

    Just made these right now and I’d give them a 6 out of 10. They taste pretty good, but not as good as real apple pie, and they took FOREVER to make because the egg roll wrappers stick together so you have to spend a lot of time just pulling them apart. Might as well roll out real pie crust in that amount of time.

    Also, the filling only made enough for 8 small egg rolls, so it was a lot of work for not much result.

  20. 22
    Krista Quintrell says:

    Doing these for dessert tonight…however..my guys don’t like whipped cream..soooooo…gonna drizzle with caramel!! These just look outrageous!!

  21. 23
    Krista Quintrell says:

    Just pulled them out of the oven…WOW!!! Smells like fall in my house!! Can’t wait for the taste testers to get here!!

  22. 24

    Delicious! Just made these for dessert, with Splenda instead of sugar…delish!

  23. 25

    I have done these before, wrappers are awesome..can use them for alot of things.. I served these with icecream, , spinkled with cinnamon, and also with vanilla yogurt, as a dip with some cinnamon spinkled in it to, . I have also done this using phyllo dough. That was very good to. Just using what I had at the time and needing a sweet something…lol…Thanks for all the great ideas, love looking at all the recipes.

  24. 26

    Hi,
    I’ve tried this apple pie egg roll twice and my problem was they get soggy afterwards they dont stay crispy, what seems wrong? I followed all the steps though.

  25. 27

    These look amazing! We would love to invite this apple recipe and other other of your favorite apple recipes in this week’s Iron Chef Mom link up contest!
    The Iron Chef Mom Team :)

    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/iron-chef-mom-1-apples/

  26. 28

    Question:
    I’m wanting to make these for Thanksgiving at the boyfriends house. However, I will be doing lunch with my side before dinner at his. I don’t want them to get soggy, so I thought pre-cooking them was probably not the best idea… Would the filling still be okay if I made that before hand? That way all I had to do was put it in the wrappers and cook them?

  27. 29

    Tried these to tonight… Great idea but it is more work than just making a pie! They taste good but not “great” the egg roll wrap is somewhat bland and mine seemed to get a bit chewy after they had set for a while. I did cheat a little and used canned pie filling, be careful if not to over fill them it takes very little filling! Most of mine ended up oozing out…
    BUT! Over all I liked this, it would be fun for a gathering of just a few people!

  28. 30

    ok, like these receipes…yummy!

  29. 31

    You may have addressed this somewhere that I didn’t see. Can the recipe be prepared & rolled ahead then baked the following day? Any recommendations for keeping crisp to take to a party? Thanks so much for sharing, looks delicious.