Oh, Apple Pie. Nothing says “tradition” quite like a warm and buttery apple pie. That classic blend of spicy cinnamon, tender fruit come together to create the ultimate comfort food. Soon, this fall favorite will be the star of many Thanksgiving dessert tables, and we want to share a few of our favorite apple pie recipes with you.

Whether you have a recipe that’s been passed down for generations or you’re a first-time baker looking to start a tradition of your own, you can’t avoid the endless new possibilities awaiting this dessert.

So grab a pound of apples and a gallon of vanilla ice cream because we’ve rounded up our 6 favorite new ways to enjoy the flavor of America’s favorite dessert.

Sweet Apple Crostata Recipe

apple crostata recipe

Too busy for an overly fussy Apple Pie? A crostata’s beauty comes from its imperfect edges and rustic appearance. This crostata has the same flavors you know and love, but with an extra salty-savory surprise you’ll definitely want to try. This is much easier than attempting a perfect traditional pie crust. Full recipe by Inspired By Charm.

Apple and Pear Hand Pies

apple hand pies recipe

There’s no reason your apples have to be all alone! Try mixing other fruits and flavors to make a dessert that shine. Even better? These little pies fit right in your hand so you can enjoy one (or four) on the go. Full recipe by Foodie Crush.

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

dutch apple pie recipe

This pie crust tastes like a big, buttery, oatmeal cookie which makes it out-of-this-world more fun than a traditional pie. And the best part? The crust has only four ingredients! Tender apples and crumbly topping make the perfect pair. Full recipe by Six Sisters’ Stuff.

Apple Pie Monkey Bread Recipe

apple pie monkey bread

The perfect combination of apples, cinnamon, and tender biscuit pieces, this monkey bread makes the perfect holiday breakfast for all your guests and family. This recipe uses pre-made dough, which makes it an oh-so-easy way to solve your apple pie craving. Full recipe by The Pinning Mama.

Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

caramel apple hand pie recipe

There’s no dessert duo more iconic that sea salt and caramel—and nothing complements the sweet flavors of apples better. This apple pie recipe has every classic fall dessert flavor bundled up into one little package. No sharing required! Full recipe by Just A Taste.

Apple Crisp Cookie Cups

Cookies, apple pie, and bite-sized all in the same dessert? Sign us up! These delightful minis are made with oatmeal cookies as the “crust” and then filled to the brim with yummy homemade apple pie filling. This is one dessert that the kiddos are sure to love. Full recipe by Liv For Cake.


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