Five recipes to try for National Apple Pie Day on May 13

Five recipes to try for National Apple Pie Day on May 13

It’s Friday May 13th National Apple Pie Day

It’s no surprise the classic dish is a US base. A Google search turns up tens of thousands of different recipes, with enough stories to fill an encyclopedia.

Maybe you are new to baking and looking for something simple. You may want a more unique apple pie with a twist on the classic recipe. Maybe you want to impress your friends or you just want to bake something really tasty for yourself.

From the traditional apple pie to hand pies and a decadent, no-bake Snickers apple pie, here are five recipes to whet your appetite and celebrate an American staple dessert.

Classic Applepie

Let’s start with a classic apple pie recipe, courtesy of Taste of Home


  • Double crust pie dough
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6-7 cups thinly sliced ​​peeled, sour apples
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 large egg white


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Roll out half of the dough into a circle 1/8 inch thick.
  3. Transfer to a 9 inch pie plate.
  4. In a small bowl, combine sugars, flour and spices.
  5. Toss apples in a large bowl with lemon juice. And sugar mixture and toss to coat.
  6. Add filling, dot with butter, in pie plate.
  7. Roll out remaining dough to 1/8 inch thick circle and place over filling.
  8. Trim, seal and flute edge. Cut slits across the top.
  9. Beat the egg whites until foamy and brush the crust with it.
  10. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon and turbinado sugar, if desired.
  11. Cover the edge loosely with foil.
  12. Bake for 25 minutes.
  13. Remove the foil and bake until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling (20-25 minutes more).
  14. Let cool on a wire rack and serve with caramel sauce and ice cream.

Apple and cheese pie

Now let’s look at cake with a twist. Food Network’s Giada de Laurentiis has an apple and Cheese Cake you must try.


  • Butter for greasing a cake tin
  • 5 Granny Smith apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup grated sharp white cheddar
  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • Two 9 inch unrolled and baked refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 egg white beaten until foamy

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Butter sides and bottom of a 9 inch pie pan.
  3. Cut the apple wedges into 3 wedges.
  4. Mix with cheese, sugar, butter, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl.
  5. Roll out a crust and place in a buttered pie dish.
  6. brush the inside of the crust with egg white to coat.
  7. Pour in the apple filling.
  8. Roll out the second crust and place it on top of the filling.
  9. Pinch the edge of the top crust and bottom crust together to seal.
  10. Fold the double edge down and pinch.
  11. Brush the top of the cake with more egg white.
  12. Cut several slits in the top crust to allow steam to escape.
  13. Bake the pie until the crust is a deep golden brown and the filling is bubbling through the slots (1 hour).
  14. Cover the edges with foil if the crust browns too quickly.
  15. Refrigerate 20 minutes before serving.
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Hand Apple Pies

Looking for a more personal cake? Here’s a recipe for Allrecipes to make a batch or two of your own eating apple pies!

  • 1 pound prepared pie dough cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 large green apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp white sugar


  1. Line the baking tray with a silicone mat or baking paper.
  2. Cut peeled and cored apples into quarters, cut each quarter into 3 wedges and then into cubes.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Stir the apples into the hot butter and sprinkle with salt, white sugar and brown sugar.
  5. Cook and stir the apple mixture until the apples are soft (5 minutes).
  6. Mix in cinnamon and water and continue cooking until apples are soft and sticky (1-2 minutes).
  7. Spread the filling on a plate to cool.
  8. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  9. From a dough piece to a ball, place on a floured work surface and roll into a circle (about 8 inches in diameter).
  10. Spoon 1/3 to 1/2 cup apple filling in center.
  11. Fold the dough over the filling, leaving 1 inch of dough at the bottom.
  12. Gently press the dough around the filling.
  13. Fold the overhanging bottom part of the dough up over the top edge. Squeeze the overhang firmly against the top part of the crust.
  14. Shrink edge well closed.
  15. Transfer pies to prepared baking sheet.
  16. Beat the egg with milk in a small bowl until well blended.
  17. Brush the top of each pie with the egg mixture and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp white sugar.
  18. Cut 3 small ventilation holes in the top of each cake.
  19. Bake in the preheated oven until the pies are golden brown and the filling is bubbling (25-30 minutes).
  20. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving.

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Old Fashioned Easy Apple Crisp

What do you mean apple chips don’t count† It has apples and cinnamon, and it’s a New England staple. Just roll with it!


  • 6 golden delicious apples, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter diced
  • Pinch of kosher salt
Apple Pie Pie


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter an 8 by 8 baking dish.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add chopped apples, granulated sugar, 3/4 tsp cinnamon and lemon juice. Stir to combine, then transfer to a baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, add brown sugar, oats, flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, and diced cold butter.
  5. Blend into pea-sized crumbs.
  6. Divide the topping over the apples in the baking dish and pat gently to make it even.
  7. Bake for 40-50 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.

Snickers Caramel Apple Pie

Let’s get decadent. Here’s a super easy recipe for a Snickers caramel apple pie, courtesy of key ingredient


  • 1 pie crust
  • 3 green apples, diced
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 15-20 mini Snickers mince
  • 2 1/2 cup cool whip topping
  • 1/3 cup can sweetened condensed milk
Surprise filling apple pie


  1. Spread Snickers on the bottom of the pie crust.
  2. Place apples on top of snickers.
  3. Drizzle the caramel over the filling.
  4. Combine cool whip and sweetened condensed milk together in a small bowl. Spread over it.
  5. Add additional Snickers crumble on top of the mix and drizzle with more caramel.
  6. Place in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Enjoying!