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Apple Pie Taquitos

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Easy apple pie taquitos. A mashup of your favorite Mexican and all American dishes plus they are so little and easy to eat! ohsweetbasil.com

Apple Pie Taquitos!! ohsweetbasil.com fall snack, appetizer

Earlier in the year I made nutella strawberry taquitos and our kids loooooved them! With apple season coming so quickly I wanted to try a new version, apple pie taquitos!

What Apples Are Best for Cooking?

The best apples for baking keep their structure, which keeps the chunks of fruit from turning into bland pockets of apple mush after spending some time in the oven.

Granny Smith apples are generally our go-to baking apple.

Jonagolds hold up exceptionally well in the oven.

Honeycrisps have a shatteringly crisp texture that is guaranteed to hold firm.

Braeburns are a superbly crisp apple that has a concentrated taste and bakes up juicy but not mushy.

Mutsus, also known as Crispin, area  firm-fleshed, less tart option, similar in flavor to a Golden Delicious.

But it excels when it comes to structure, keeping more of a solid firmness.

Mutsus are great for pies or other recipes that call for gentle cooking.

Winesap apples are intensely flavored with deep cider-y notes, these apples resist breaking down during cooking and deliver great complexity to baked goods.

Pink Lady apples are balanced between sweet, tart, and tannic notes.

It will retain its distinct shape when used in pies and cakes.

Apple Pie Taquitos!! ohsweetbasil.com fall snack, appetizer

Even though you’re using corn tortillas this dish can still end up sweet and wonderful. It’s all about the cinnamon sugar and cooking down those apples. You don’t want them to be mush, but trust me, too crunchy and the whole dish just isn’t awesome. You can cook them down in a pan or in the microwave, but just a little sugar and spice isn’t enough, add a touch of butter and let the magic happen. Of course ours is eaten with ice cream, but you can dip them in whipped cream if you prefer.

Can Taquitos be Frozen?

Taquitos freeze very well.

Place them in a single layer in a freezer ziplock bag and lay flat in your freezer.

Once they’re frozen you can move them and jumble them around if you like.

Place frozen taquitos on a baking sheet and bake at 450* for 10 minutes or so, checking every few minutes until they’re warmed through.

Apple Pie Taquitos

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Apple Pie Taquitos

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 4 -6
Apple Pie Taquitos


  • 4-6 White Corn Tortillas
  • Canola Oil for frying
  • 1 Large Apple or 2 smaller
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Flour
  • Cinnamon Sugar for rolling
  • Ice Cream or Whipped Cream for Serving


  • Peel and chop the apple and toss in a bowl with the sugar, cinnamon, flour and butter.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally or until tender.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  • Cook the tortillas on both sides until pliable.
  • Fill the center of each tortilla with apples and roll up.
  • Fry quickly, seam side down to start, rolling as needed to brown each side.
  • Immediately roll in cinnamon sugar and serve with ice cream or whipped cream.


these taquitos can be frozen. freeze in a single layer and then transfer to a heavy duty freezer bag
Nutrition Facts
Apple Pie Taquitos
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 114IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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  • This was a great recipe! I messed up and microwaved the tortillas instead of warming them in the skillet. The skillet would be much better next time. I learned that if any pieces of apple fall out, they will stick to a wooden spoon.

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    • Thank you so much Julie! And thanks for the tip!

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  • Oh sweet apples ! Lovely sweet ideas ! Thank you ! Happy baking !

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    • Thank you!

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