Apple Pie Dessert Nachos give you all the flavors of your favorite apple pie in a fun to eat treat!
Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare baking pans with parchment paper.
Add flour, salt, and vegetable shortening into the bowl of a stand mixer. Use the paddle attachment on the lowest setting (#2) to evenly combine. Do not skip this step!
Slowly drizzle in the ice-cold water as the mixer is running.
Pour out the dough and divide into two pieces. Roll out one piece on a clean counter that has been dusted with flour. Wrap other dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.
Roll dough very thin. Using a pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut out triangles. Place triangles on a parchment-lined baking sheet fairly close together.
In a small bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Reserve 1/4 cup of the cinnamon-sugar mixture for the apple topping.
Brush melted butter over each piece and sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Bake triangles for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, remove from the oven and carefully flip over each chip.
Brush with butter, working with 5 chips at a time, and then sprinkle with more cinnamon sugar. Repeat with remaining chips on baking pans.
Return to oven for 5 more minutes. The pie chips should appear dry and be firm when they are done.
Core, peel, and dice apples into small cubes. Place them in a bowl and sprinkle with fresh lemon juice.
Then, thoroughly coat the apples with 1/4 cup of cinnamon sugar.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter under medium heat. Add in apple mixture and saute several minutes until soft and tender. (Anywhere from 5-10 minutes depending on how big the apple pieces are.) You will know the apples are done when the cinnamon sugar sauce starts to thicken.
Top with whipped cream and caramel drizzle (optional).