Grilled Mini Inside Out Apple Pies

by August 21, 2017

Gluten free and vegan inside out miniature apple “pies” made on the barbecue are a perfect addition to any outdoor evening.

Eating Style:

Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:




  • 6 apples
  • 2 tablespoon soy-free earth balance
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoon white rice flour
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoon brown rice flour
  • 3 1/2 tablespoon potato starch
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot starch
  • 2 tablespoon freshly ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon Himalayan rock salt
  • 9 tablespoon soy-free earth balance
  • 2-3 tablespoon ice water


  1. To make crust: Pulse flours, sugar, and salt in a food processor to combine. Add earth balance, and process until mixture resembles coarse meal, about 10 seconds. With machine running, add ice water in a slow, steady stream through the feed tube until dough just holds together (no longer than 30 seconds). Remove dough and wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour (or up to 2 days).
  2. Preheat indoor grill. Oven to 375F or barbecue.
  3. Preparing apples: Cut apples in half. Placing the half apple slice cut side up, cut a square into the apple and begin to scoop out filling with a spoon. You’ll want to remove about 1.5 tablespoon of apple flesh.Combine earth balance, cinnamon, sugar, and maple syrup in a small bowl. Spread the mixture inside each halved apple.
  4. Putting it all together: Remove crust from the freezer and break off about 2 tablespoon of dough at a time, rolling it into a ball and squishing into the tops of the apples. Repeat with each apple.
  5. Barbecue or indoor grill method: Wrap with aluminum foil and grill for 30 minutes [be sure to place on top shelf of your barbecue so as not to burn]
  6. Oven method: Place apples on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tops are golden brown.

Nutrition Information Per Serving



Calories from Fat:


Total Fat:

10.6 g

Saturated Fat:

2.8 g


149 mg


26.3 g

Dietary Fiber:

3.3 g

Net Carbs:

23 g


10.8 g


0.9 g

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