Weigh out the ingredients
you'll need pie dough, flour, brown sugar, spices, baking powder, salt, sugar, vanilla, butter, egg, and one apple.
Make the pie dough
Make the pie dough and chill for at least one hour or overnight.
On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to ⅛” in thickness. Use small leaf cutters to cut out the dough. Freeze the cutout dough for 10 minutes.
Cut out the pie dough
Place frozen cutout dough on the prepared baking sheet, and brush with an egg wash and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake the pie crust leaves for 10 minutes until slightly golden.
Bake the pie crust leaves
In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, spices, and salt. Set aside.
Combine the dry ingredients
Finished the cookie dough. Fold in the apple pieces with a rubber spatula until evenly distributed.
Make the cookie dough
Using a 3 tablespoon cookie scoop, portion the dough onto a small parchment lined baking sheet. Top each with one apple piece, then freeze for 30 minutes.
Portion the cookie dough & freeze
Place the frozen cookie dough balls on the baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12 minutes until barely golden on the edges. Once the cookies come out of the oven, immediately top each of them with a pie crust leaf. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet, and enjoy!
Bake and enjoy!