Apple Pie

Is anything more American than apple pie? It's a classic dessert in the U.S., but there are some fun variations, too. To shake things up try Mile-High Caramel Apple Pie or Cheesy Apple Pie.

See Popular Apple Pie Recipes

Toffee Apple Turnover Pie

Betty Crocker

Skip the pie plate and make a turnover filled with tender apples and sweet toffee bits.

Total: 1 hr 50 mins

Apple Butter Tarts

The Food Channel

Fall is the best time for fresh, crisp apples, and the perfect time to get back to baking amazing desserts like these scrumptious tarts.

Easy Apple Pie Calzone

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this spiced apple-filled dessert calzone with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Apple-Cranberry Pie

Ladies' Home Journal

Saute the apples, spices, and cranberries in butter and then put them in the pastry to make this double crust pie. It's the perfect dessert for the holidays.

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Betty Crocker

Sounds sophisticated, but in this free form, it's simply the easiest apple "pie" you'll ever make!

Total: 50 mins

Dried Apple Cider Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

The dried apples in this dessert save you time because there's no peeling needed. Serve this in the fall with vanilla ice cream.

Rhubarb-Raspberry-Apple Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

A trio of fruit flavors is a delicious combination in this winning pie recipe. Pastry cutouts on top gives the pie a festive appearance.

Apple-Berry Pie in a Jar

Better Homes and Gardens

Apple Pudding Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

It's a sweet marriage of two desserts. Double-apple bread pudding (fresh apples and applesauce) are baked in a pie with a streusel topper.

Baked Apple Shortbread with Pepper Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Served as a dessert, this Baked Apple Shortbread with Pepper Cream is good with a caramel ice cream topping.

Country Apple Tart

Better Homes and Gardens

Figs and apricot preserves add fresh flavor to this popular dessert.

Apple and Lemon Chess Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Applesauce and a little coconut add a surprising twist to a tangy traditional pie.

Cheddar-Apple Bundles

Better Homes and Gardens

These mouthwatering golden pastry bundles are filled with a warm and gooey mixture of apples, cheddar cheese, and sweetened pecans. Apricot preserves top this dessert recipe.

Apple Pie Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Move over apple pie! This bread--with its moist apple flavor and pecan streusel topping--may become the Christmas recipe everyone craves.

Apple-Cranberry-Hazelnut Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

So full of sweet, juicy fruit that it outgrew a standard pie plate, this dessert bakes in a springform pan. Hazelnuts in the pastry and a crumb topping add elegance to homey apple pie.

Dutch Apple Pie

Food & Wine

F&W's Grace Parisi uses a mix of Granny Smith, Pink Lady, and Golden Delicious apples for this iconic dessert.

Total: 2 hrs 40 mins

How to Make Apple Pie

Considering the wide variety of pies available in grocery store freezer sections, knowing how to make apple pie from scratch seems to have become a lost art. But frozen pies are no match for the real deal, and believe it or not, making an apple pie is simple. Pick up some apples next time you're at the farmer's market or produce stand--tart varieties such as Granny Smiths are best for pies--and try your hand at baking this quintessential old-fashioned American dessert.

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