Apple Pie Recipes
It doesn't get more all-American than apple pie! Making the crust and filling from scratch is easy when you've got our recipes by your side. Start with the classic version, then try our variations -- they all make perfect fall desserts.
As American as Apple Pie (and Crisp and Tart…): 35 Foolproof Recipes
One of our favorite ways to spend an autumn afternoon is filling the kitchen with the aromas of buttery pastry and juicy apples. Get your hands on a bushel of apples and bake up all kinds of apple desserts, including pies, crisps, and tarts.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Cinnamon-Swirl Apple Slab PieExtra cinnamon-swirl dough slices like cookie dough -- and becomes crisp and caramelized in the oven, much like palmiers. Bake it on a parchment-lined baking sheet until very golden, about 12 minutes. You'll be thankful you did at your morning coffee break. For the decorating technique, see our step-by-step photos.
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Caramel Apple PieFor the best flavor add one or two McIntosh apples to a mix of firmer baking apples such as Rome, Cortland, Granny Smith, and Mutsu.
Brown-Butter Apple Pie
Apple-Sour Cream Crumb PieAfter a brief time in a 450-degree oven, this pie bakes at 350 degrees. You'll want to use an oven thermometer to monitor the temperature. Because of the dense filling, a long cooling time is essential before slicing and serving.
Deep-Dish Dried-Apple and Cranberry PieTry a new kind of apple pie this year: This one contains the dried fruit, which offers deep flavor and a pleasant chew. Tart cranberries, cooked until just bursting, lend extra dimension, and the slightly crackly brown-sugar-and-oats topping complements an easy press-in crust.
Cheddar-Crusted Apple PieRecipe
Apple Pecan PieThis mash-up recipe combines two holiday dessert favorites: apple pie and pecan pie. Delicious on its own, this pie also pairs well with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.Recipe
Deepest-Dish Apple PieThis is an apple pie that manages to be both refined and rustic.Recipe
Easy Apple PieThis is an easy-to-make pie for the Thanksgiving holidays.Recipe
Classic Apple PiePerfecting the pie that plucks at American heartstrings is simple when an assortment of apples is used. Try mixing some Macoun with Granny Smith, Cortland, Jonagold, and Empire. Most important, buy the fruits fresh and firm.Recipe
Deepest-Dish Apple PieApple pie reaches new depths of deliciousness when baked in an oven-proof bowl. Crust-lovers beware: this recipe is all about the filling.Recipe
Green Market Apple PieWe may tell you the vanilla ice cream on top of this pie is optional, but you'll know what to do.Post
Vegan Dutch Apple Pie
Think you know apple pie? Think again! A Dutch apple pie is more like a tart than a pie, but it is every bit as delicious.Recipe
Salted Caramel Apple PieFor the best flavor add one or two McIntosh apples to a mix of firmer baking apples such as Rome, Cortland, Granny Smith, and Mutsu.Post
Emeril's Fried Apple Pies
Apple pie isn't always baked. If you yearn for a delicious fruit-filled pastry that almost resembles a beignet, try these.Video
Mile High Apple Pie with Zach Roerig, Part 1Martha Stewart and actor Zach Roerig prepare Mile High Apple Pie, a double crust pie with an exceptional amount of apples.Recipe
Apple Pie with Pecan StreuselPastry chef Melody Farrar, from the Inn at Pound Ridge, shared her recipe for these individual apple pies with Martha.Post
Sweetie Pies: A Dozen Mini Edible Roses
These beautiful and delicious treats are sure to please that special someone in your life. Here is how to turn simple red apples into a dozen rose-resembling treats.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Shingled-Leaf Brandy Apple PieThe layered finish that tops this apple pie from our Pies & Tarts book is created by shingling the leaves. Pastry cutouts in any shape can be arranged in this manner; here, a flurry of leaves accentuates the pie's autumnal nature.Video
How to Select the Perfect AppleSome apples are best in desserts, others in salads. And some are just meant to be eaten out of hand. But with so many varieties of apples available, choosing the one best suited to your recipe can be overwhelming. Thomas has taken the guesswork out of this process by organizing the apples into two major categories: firm and tender.Recipe
Apple-Bourbon PotpiesYou can substitute whiskey, rum, or rye for the bourbon. If you cannot find all-butter puff pastry, you can use other types of puff pastry and bake at 400 degrees. The apple filling can be made a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator; bring to room temperature before using.