Recipes and Cooking Apple Pie Pull-Apart Loaf Be the first to rate & review! This pull-apart loaf tastes just like apple pie, but you won't need a fork to eat it. Layers of homemade bread dough and tender cooked apples make this dessert perfect for fall, and drizzles of creamy icing on top seal the deal. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on August 28, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Rise Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Bake Time: 45 mins Cool Time: 30 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup milk 1 pkg. active dry yeast 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup butter, melted 2 tablespoon granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 3 cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup butter, melted 1 ½ cup finely chopped, peeled apples ¾ cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon apple pie spice 1 recipe Creamy Icing Creamy Icing 2 ounce cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon milk Directions In a small saucepan heat the milk just until warm (105°F to 115°F). In a large bowl combine warm milk and yeast; stir until yeast is dissolved. Let stand 5 minutes. Add egg, 1/4 cup melted butter, the granulated sugar, and salt to the yeast mixture. Beat with mixer on medium until combined. Add half the flour; beat on low 30 seconds, scraping bowl as needed. Beat 3 minutes on medium. Stir in remaining flour. Shape dough into a ball (dough will not be smooth). Place dough in a greased bowl; turn once to grease surface. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (45 to 60 minutes). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll dough into a 20x12-inch rectangle. Brush with 1/4 cup melted butter. Sprinkle with apples, brown sugar, and apple pie spice. Cut rectangle in half lengthwise to make two 20x6-inch strips. Cut each strip crosswise into five 6x4-inch strips. Carefully make 2 stacks of 5 strips each. Cut each stack into 4x2-inch pieces. Loosely stagger pieces in pan, cut sides up. Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (40 to 45 minutes). Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake about 45 minutes or until golden brown and an instant-read thermometer inserted near the center registers 200°F. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Drizzle with Creamy Icing. Cool 20 minutes more. Creamy Icing Beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Beat in enough milk to make a glaze of drizzling consistency. To Make Ahead Prepare as directed through Step 2, except do not let dough rise. Cover bowl and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Let dough stand at room temperature 30 minutes before continuing with Step 3. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 386 Calories 13g Fat 63g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 386 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 51mg 17% Sodium 233mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 63g 23% Total Sugars 33g Protein 6g Vitamin C 0.9mg 4% Calcium 63mg 5% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 133mg 3% Folate, total 89.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.