Our Best Apple Pies & Tarts

Whether you're making your first apple pie or you're a baking pro, we've got all the best recipes for you. Find a new favorite today!


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Caramel Apple Pie

    This cinnamon-spiced apple pie is crowned with a crumb topping, crunchy pecans, and a drizzle of gooey caramel sauce.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   50 mins  375°F 
2/20
Apple Tart with Cheddar Cheese Crust

    Cinnamon-spiced apples sprinkled with cheddar cheese crumb topping are tucked into buttery pastry.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   50 mins 
Chill  1 hr 
Bake   50 mins  350°F 
3/20
Apple-Pear Praline Pie

    This crowd-pleaser combines tart apples and sweet pears with a buttery praline topping.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   50 mins 
Bake  1 hr 22 mins  375°F 
Cool  4 hrs 
4/20
Alan's Apple-Cranberry Pie

    Two traditional fall fruits come together in this cozy, piled-high pie recipe from pastry chef Alan Carter.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake  1 hr 20 mins  375°F 
5/20
Creamy Apple Pie

    A decadent topping of mascarpone cheese, sugar, amaretto, and whipping cream is a mouthwatering alternative to ice cream. A layer of finely crushed oat-and-honey granola bars underneath adds delicious crunch to every bite.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep  1 hr 
Bake   10 mins  350°F 
Cool   15 mins 
6/20
Apple and Browned Butter Tart

    Thick caramelized wedges of Honeycrisp apples top this beautiful custard pie made with aromatic browned butter.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   48 mins 350/450
Cook   10 mins 
7/20
One-Handed Fried Apple Pies

    You can skip the peeling and slicing with this recipe -- these yummy fruit pies use dry fruit instead of fresh.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   35 mins 
Cook   36 mins 
8/20
Apple-Toffee Tartlets

    These tiny tartlets are filled with a buttery blend of apples, toffee pieces, and brown sugar.

Makes: 24 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   18 mins  375°F 
9/20
Apple-Cheese Slab Pie

    A sweetened cream cheese mixture underneath the apples gives this simple pie the sumptuous flavor of a Danish pastry.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Cool   45 mins 
Bake   47 mins  to  52 mins  375°F 
10/20
Crumb-Topped Apple Slab Pie

    Inspired by Dutch Apple Pie, this scrumptious dessert boasts 10 cups of tart apples and a rich crumbly topping.

Makes: 25 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   40 mins  375°F 
11/20
Rosemary Apple Pie

    For an aromatic spin on Mom's classic apple pie, try this luscious recipe. A rosemary-flecked sugar syrup adds just the right sweetness to tart Granny Smith apples.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep  1 hr 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   55 mins  to 1 hr  375°F 
12/20
Mile-High Caramel Apple Pie

    Four pounds of apples go into our towering pie -- but you don't have to peel a single one. Just slice the fruit and pile it up. Oats baked into the flour crust add a rustic touch, while warm caramel sauce drizzled on top provides extra sweetness.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Roast   7 mins  to  10 mins  475° 
Bake  1 hr 5 mins  375° 
13/20
Apple Pudding Pie

    Double-apple bread pudding fills a pie topped off with streusel. For a bit of crunch, mix in chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Bake  1 hr 12 mins  450°F 
14/20
Sour Cream Apple Pie with Gingerbread Crust

    We've put a lighter spin on this variation of apple pie by using nonfat sour cream in the filling and whole wheat flour in the crust.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Bake  1 hr 5 mins  to 1 hr 10 mins  375°F 
15/20
Apple Bistro Tart

    No need for a proper pie dish: You can make this low-fuss dessert on a basic cookie sheet. Simply fold the crust over the edge of the fruit.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   20 mins  425°F 
16/20
Autumn Apple Pie

    Dried cranberries or cherries add a tart twist to this classic apple pie. To bring in other harvest flavors, add snipped dried apricots or figs to your filling.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   35 mins 
Bake   50 mins  to  55 mins  375°F 
17/20
Holiday Must-Have: Perfect Pie Tool Kit

    We love baking apple pies in the fall. This kit makes it easy!

    Make perfect pies every time with our exclusive kitchen-tested kit!

18/20
Cheesy Apple Pie

    A crunchy cheddar topping pairs beautifully with tart fruit; try Granny Smith or Rome Beauty apples.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Bake  1 hr  375°F 
19/20
Mile-High Cranberry Apple Pie

    Savor the flavors of fall in this multilayer dessert of dried cranberries, fresh Fuji or Granny Smith apples, and ground nutmeg.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   50 mins 
Bake  1 hr 5 mins  375°F 
20/20
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