Heat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine apple pieces, 1/2 cup of the sugar, the cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon, cloves and lemon juice. Toss to combine; set aside.
Prepare piecrust as package directs, adding remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Divide dough into 6 pieces. Roll out 3 pieces to 7-inch circles. Fit into three 5-inch ceramic pie plates. Roll out remaining dough to three 6-1/2-inch circles.
Divide apple mixture evenly among pie plates, about a generous 1 cup per pie plate. Cut butter into 3 pieces and place 1 piece on top of filling in each dish. Top with rolled-out doughs, and crimp edges to seal. Cut a few vent holes in each. Brush all crusts with milk, and sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
Bake pies in 400 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F; bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Cool on racks for 20 minutes before serving. Makes 3 mini pies (2 servings each).