Easy Apple Pie Cookies Recipe

Easy Apple Pie Cookies Recipe – Made with cream cheese, a warm apple filling, and dusted with cinnamon sugar. These things go quick in my house.


  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 teaspoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can apple pie filling, or as needed
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2
Beat butter, cream cheese, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl until smooth. Add flour, 5 teaspoons sugar, baking powder, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; mix until dough comes together.

Step 3
Roll dough into a 1/4-inch thick round on a floured work surface. Cut out 48 circles with a cookie cutter.

Step 4
Top 24 dough circles with a teaspoon of apple pie filling. Cover with remaining 24 dough circles. Crimp edges with a fork to seal. Arrange cookies on lined baking sheets.

Step 5
Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are golden brown, 23 to 29 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes.

Step 6
Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon together in a shallow bowl. Roll warm cookies in sugar and cinnamon mixture until coated. Transfer to a wire rack to cool, about 10 minutes.

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