Apple Pie Taquitos
Author: Nikki
A delicious and unique dessert with a homemade apple pie filling surrounded by a crispy tortilla coated in cinnamon and sugar!
  • 3½ Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoon cold water
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 cups peeled and chopped apples, chopped into bite-size bites (I use a combination of granny smith and gala)
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1¾ cups sugar
  • 12 (9-inch) tortillas
Taquito coating
  • ⅓ cup melted butter, to brush tortillas with
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream to serve with
  • Caramel ice cream topping to drizzle over the top
  1. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter and add apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, lemon juice, orange juice, salt and sugar. Mix well and cook for about 5 minutes until apples begin to become tender. Add the cornstarch mixture to the apples and cook until thickened about 3 minutes.
To assemble
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Mix 1 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small mixing bowl. Have melted butter ready for the assembly.
  4. Soften tortillas if needed in microwave for about 35 seconds.
  5. With a pastry brush, brush one side of the tortilla with the melted butter. Sprinkle sugar mixture over the top. Flip the tortilla over and place ⅓ cup apple mixture length-wise down the tortilla toward the right hand side. As tightly as possible roll the tortilla up and place onto cookie sheet. I could only fit about 7 at a time on my cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 to 13 minutes or until tortillas begin to brown and crisp up.
  7. Place one on a plate and top with ice cream and serve with a caramel drizzle over the ice cream.
Recipe by Chef in Training at