There’s nothing like a slice of warm apple pie, right? But with apple picking season officially here, you’re probably looking for more than just pie out of those bushels of fruit. Try mixing up your dishes with some of these creative variations guaranteed to satisfy your apple pie craving in all sorts of exciting new ways.
11 mind-blowing riffs on apple pie
Apple Almond Galette with Toffee Almond DrizzleGalette sounds much fancier than pie, but the promise of extra flavour isn’t just in the description: it’s in the marzipan layer, golden toffee drizzle and light, flaky crust, too. GET THE RECIPE a farmgirl’s dabbles
Apple Pie in a BagWe thought baking apple in a paper bag was pretty crazy, too, but it turns out the method has a well-established history of creating perfect crusts. GET THE RECIPERebbekkah Fisher, 37 Cooks
Apple Bacon Pie with Gingersnap CrustIf there’s one food trend we never want to see the end of, it’s the bacon-in-everything craze. This apple pie obliges our lust with a salty pork crumble, then kicks it up a notch with a spicy gingersnap crust. Huzzah! GET THE RECIPE Sandra Simmons, 37 Cooks
Dutch Apple Pie with White Chocolate Brown Butter SauceThis is the apple pie to convert all apple pie haters, writes recipe developer Carrian. Is it the not-too-soft fruit, crumbly nut topping, or generous lashings of white chocolate brown butter sauce that does the converting? Find out for yourself! GET THE RECIPEOh, Sweet Basil
Apple Pie FriesAs easy as pie? Ha! These pie fries are “apple pie, minus the work.” GET THE RECIPEAverie Cooks
No-Bake Apple Pie Icebox CakeGive this no-bake treat time to settle in the fridge, so the cinnamon apple filling, sweet cream cheese icing and caramel sauce can get to know each other. GET THE RECIPELet’s Dish
Apple Pie MilkshakeThis isn’t just a milkshake that happens to taste like apple pie. It’s an apple pie blended with ice cream and served in a glass for your slurping pleasure. GET THE RECIPE Fifteen Spatulas
Apple Crisp PieIt’s not an apple crisp and it’s not an apple pie, it’s an apple crisp pie. Finally a dish that unites Team Apple Pie and Team Apple Crisp with crust and crumble. Everyone wins! GET THE RECIPEThat’s What Che Said
Frosted Apple Pie Breakfast CakeTo answer the question “Should we eat apple pie for breakfast?,” we can only respond with another question: “Is it breakfast time yet?” GET THE RECIPEGina Kleinworth for Kleinworth & Co.
Caramel Apple Pie CookiesOpen a few packages and you’re halfway done making these creative bite size cookie pies. That’s right: cookie pies. GET THE RECIPERaining Hot Coupons
Crockpot Apple Pie OatmealSay goodbye to boring oatmeal with this scrumptious overnight crockpot breakfast that infuses steel cut oats with a sweet simmer of apple pie. GET THE RECIPE Yankee Kitchen Ninja