25 Clever and Creative Apple Pie Recipes

Tradition is a huge part of any holiday celebration, and from Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas, our feasts harken back to all those we’ve had before. But adding something unexpected to the holiday table can lend interest and fun to any celebration! So for your holiday desserts this year, consider serving up a slice of not-so-classic apple pie (alongside your traditional faves, of course).

So go ahead and try something new and delicious! We’ve rounded up 25 clever, creative apple pie recipes that are sure to please even the most staid traditionalists this holiday season.

  • 25 Creative and Clever Apple Pie Recipes 1 of 26
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    Get ready for a delicious holiday with one of these clever apple pie recipes!

  • Apple Pie in the Apple 2 of 26
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    Have a little fun with your apple pie and try this recipe for apple pie baked in an apple! This cute creation also makes for a healthier version of classic apple pie.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Roasted Apple Pie in a Mug 3 of 26
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    Make up an apple pie for one with this simple and delicious roasted apple pie in a mug!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay 

  • Apple Pie Bites 4 of 26
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    These cute little apple pie bites have all the flavor of a full-size slice of everyone's favorite pie.
    The Kitchen is My Playground has the recipe
    Image: The Kitchen is My Playground 

  • Apple Slab Pie 5 of 26
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    Need pie for a crowd? Make up a tasty slab of it! This super-sized classic is perfect for holiday gatherings.
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Caramel Apple Pie with Pecans 6 of 26
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    Nutty, rich, and sweet, this gorgeous pie is a total holiday show stopper! Even better, it's surprisingly simple to make.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Angie McGowan 

  • Apple Pie Doughnuts 7 of 26
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    The only thing better than apple pie and donuts, is an apple pie doughnut. These festive creations aren't just adorable —— they're delicious too!
    Shugary Sweets has the recipe
    Image: Shugary Sweets 

  • Apple Pie in a Jar 8 of 26
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    Have some apple pie to go! These apple pies in jars are just right for holiday potlucks or cocktail parties.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Simple Apple Tart 9 of 26
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    Highlight the flavor of perfectly ripe fall apples with this simple, and beautiful, apple tart recipe.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Apple Turnovers 10 of 26
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    Puff pastry makes these traditional apple turnovers a cinch.
    Chocolate Moosey has the recipe
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  • Glazed Apple Tart 11 of 26
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    Conjure the flavor of your favorite Parisian bakery with this French-style glazed apple tart.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Macki West 

  • Apple Pie Lasagna 12 of 26
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    A decadent holiday dessert, this apple pie "lasagna" has a graham cracker crust, caramel cream cheese, apples, and toffee.
    Beyond Frosting has the recipe
    Image: Beyond Frosting 

  • Tarte Tatin 13 of 26
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    A tarte tatin is a sophisticated take on classic apple pie. In this simple recipe, sauteed apples create a smoky caramel topping for a light and flaky crust.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Apple Pie Fudge 14 of 26
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    These tiny fudge squares are brimming with apple pie flavor!
    Shugary Sweets has the recipe
    Image: Shugary Sweets 

  • Deep Fried Apple Pies 15 of 26
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    Go for that classic McDonald's flavor with all the homemade goodness of from-scratch cooking!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Apple Caramel Cookies 16 of 26
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    As these tiny creations prove, a little cookie can have a lot of flavor! These bites are just right for holiday parties!
    Will Cook for Smiles has the recipe
    Image: Will Cook for Smiles 

  • Swedish Apple Pie 17 of 26
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    This incredibly simple recipe for Swedish apple pie makes its own buttery sweet crust!

    This Week for Dinner has the recipe

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  • Apple Pie Custard Tart 18 of 26
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    Creamy custard and apples are the perfect combination!
    Will Cook for Smiles has the recipe
    Image: Will Cook for Smiles 

  • Apple Pie Pancakes 19 of 26
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    Have a little apple pie for breakfast with these decadent apple pie pancakes!
    Back for Seconds has the recipe
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  • Bacon Lattice Apple Pie 20 of 26
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    You know what might make your classic apple pie recipe even better? Bacon, of course. Try this deliciously sweet and savory recipe today!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal 

  • Apple Pie Muddy Buddies 21 of 26
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    Take your apple pie on the road with this delectable recipe for apple pie muddy buddies with streusel chunks!
    Wine and Glue has the recipe
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  • Biscoff Butterscotch Apple Pie 22 of 26
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    Not only does this creative apple pie recipe feature a sugar cookie crust, it's topped with a wonderfully gooey layer of biscoff butterscotch ganache.
    Wine and Glue has the recipe
    Image: Wine and Glue 

  • Brandied Caramel Apple Pie 23 of 26
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    Go for huge flavor with this amazingly decadent recipe for brandied caramel apple pie from Sandra Lee.
    Babble has the recipe
    Image: Sandra Lee 

  • Fried Apples with Apple Caramel Sauce 24 of 26
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    Go all-out decadent with this recipe for fried apples with a rich apple caramel sauce.
    Cravings of a Lunatic has the recipe
    Image: Cravings of a Lunatic 

  • Upside-Down Apple Pie 25 of 26
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    Turn pie convention on its head with this simple, incredibly delicious recipe for upside-down apple pie!
    Noble Pig has the recipe
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  • Cranberry Apple Cheesecake Bites 26 of 26
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    Everyone's going to love these little pie bites! With a filling that features apple cranberry pie filling and cream cheese, they're totally irresistible.
    Julie's Eats and Treat has the recipe
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