Few desserts are as comforting as apple pie. Whether you eat it with a scoop of ice cream, a slice of cheese or on its own, this classic dessert never gets old. If you love apple pie but are tired of using the same old recipe over and over again, here are five creative apple pie recipes you should try out.
This is the ultimate apple pie recipe for apple lovers. It’s an apple pie served inside of an apple! To make this pie, TikToker @matthewinthekitchen hollows out an apple, pours the apple pie filling inside, then covers it with a traditional apple pie lattice crust. The finished pie is a delicious single-serving dessert that really puts the “apple” in apple pie.
These apple pie bites couldn’t be further from your grandma’s apple pie. Their fried, golden-brown exteriors make them look more like a hash brown than a pie, but inside, they’re all apple pie goodness. TikToker @food_I2 makes them by mixing chopped apples with glutinous rice powder, sugar and water. Then they coat them in breadcrumbs and fry them up. The finished pies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
These apple pie roses are almost too pretty to eat. To make them, TikToker @monmackfood starts by microwaving apple slices until they’re easy to bend. Then she mixes together cinnamon, sugar and maple syrup, and brushes the mixture onto a thin strip of puff pastry. Finally, she places her apple slices onto the puff pastry, rolls it up and places it in a baking tray to bake. Make a tray full of these for the perfect dinner party dessert.
This apple pie recipe might just be the greatest thing since sliced bread. That’s because this creative recipe calls for sliced bread instead of pie dough for the crust! The “pie” is made by placing apple pie filling in the center of a flattened piece of sliced bread. TikToker @shreyacookssss simply rolls up the bread with the filling inside, coats it in cinnamon-sugar and then bakes it. Super easy!
This is the apple pie for when you’re feeling just a little bit lazy. It’s easy to make, requires only three ingredients, and most important, is incredibly tasty. All you need are some apples, cinnamon-sugar and some store-bought pastry dough. To make these simple apple pies, TikToker @caughtsnackin coats halved and cored apples in cinnamon-sugar, places them atop a piece of pastry dough, tops them with more pastry dough, and throws them in the oven. It couldn’t be simpler!
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