Whisky Apple Hand Pies

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

These boozy and tasty Whisky Apple Hand Pies are going to be a huge hit at your next party! A fun, individual apple pie recipe spiked with cinnamon whiskey!



  • 2 packages of pre-made pie crust (2 pie sheets per package)
  • 8 granny smith apples, peeled and chopped into a small dice
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ounces cinnamon whiskey
  • 2 Tablespoons flour

For the topping

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large pot, add the diced apples, both sugars, butter, applesauce, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Stir together and cook down for 15 minutes until the apples are soft.
  4. Stir in the flour and let the sauce thicken for a minute.
  5. Pour in the Fireball Whisky, stir and cook a minute more.
  6. Transfer the filling to a bowl to cool.
  7. Roll out one sheet of pie dough slightly, until it’s about 1/8″ thick.
  8. If using a pie mold, cut four circles into the dough and place them inside your molds. Repeat with the second sheet of pie dough, so you have 8 rounds total.
  9. Fill the mold with about 1/2 cup of the filling and press together to seal, repeat to make 4 pies total.
  10. Brush the tops with egg wash and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  11. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the tops are golden.
  12. Immediately after you take them out of the oven, sprinkle the tops with a mixture of the cinnamon and sugar.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American