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Baked Cinnamon Apple Pastries

Michigan Apple Committee posted on November 30, 2016 |

Easy 4-Ingredient Apple Pastries from A Zesty Bite!

If you've been to the grocery store lately you will notice the abundant supply of Michigan Honeycrisp apples. They are sweet with a crispness that you can't ignore. They are perfect alone, topped with peanut butter or cut into slices for a salad topping. There is no wrong way to indulge yourself with this fruit.

These Baked Cinnamon Apple Pastries are a great way to incorporate the Honeycrisp apple into a breakfast or dessert dish. You can wake up to these pastries or sit down with your afternoon tea with them as a snack. The best part is that you only need four ingredients and about 20 minutes of your time. 

Let's start off with the main ingredient--> Michigan Honeycrisp apples. I chose this particular kind over the others because it's my favorite and I like the crispness that it brings to the pastries after being baked in the oven. The apples are topped off with cinnamon, sugar and then placed in the center of a crescent roll before being rolled up. Off to the oven they go for 15 minutes of baking time. I topped mine off with powdered sugar but feel free to forego the extra sugar on top.


Baked Cinnamon Apple Pastries

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


•2 cups chopped Michigan Honeycrisp apples
•1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•2 tablespoons sugar
•16 crescent rolls

Optional: powdered sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a bowl combine apples, cinnamon and sugar. Mix until apples are well coated.

3. Unroll the dough and cut along the perforated edges creating triangles. Place a large spoonful on the larger section of the dough and grab the other edge and lay it over the top and secure the corner underneath. Repeat until all pastries are used.

4. Place on a non-stick baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool and then top with powdered sugar.


Meagan Wied is the author, cook, baker, and photographer for A Zesty Bite. She lives in Lubbock, Texas with her husband, daughter, son, nephew, and two dogs.

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