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10 Apple Desserts That Are Easier Than Pie

You know that old saying, "as easy as pie?" Well, these super-easy treats make pie look hard.

1. Apple Turnovers

"Thanks to frozen puff pastry, these are quick and simple with great results. A fantastic bakery-style dessert just doesn't get any easier than this!" — naples34102


Apple Turnovers

Photo by jpitosc07

2. Apple Crisp II

"There's a reason why this recipe has nearly 300 reviews - it's THAT GOOD. THIS is now my standard Apple Crisp recipe." — Singlemanwhocooks


Apple Crisp II

Apple Crisp II | Photo by sassyoldlady



3. Apple Dumplings I

"This recipe is so incredibly easy and I get so many compliments each time I make these. Easy, great tasting recipe. Perfect for Fall." — jenlima


Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings | Photo by Meredith

4. Apple Cake IV

"This cake was easy and delicious. After reading all the reviews I was certainly torn; sweet apple vs tart apple, nuts vs no nuts, 2 cups sugar vs less sugar, frosting vs no frosting. What's a girl to do? Well, this is so unlike me, but I followed the recipe exactly and it was just right." — LYNN LUKE


Apple Cake

Apple Cake | Photo by Meredith

5. Apple Brownies

"I won't worry about whether this is a "brownie" or not because these moist bars are SO delicious!" — chellebelle


Apple Brownies

Apple Brownies | Photo by CC

6. Baked Apples with Oatmeal Filling

"Tender, juicy, and perfectly cooked at 30 minutes. The house smelled wonderful while these apples were in the oven. This one takes me back to my childhood." — lutzflcat


Baked Apples with Oatmeal Filling

Baked Apples with Oatmeal Filling | Photo by lutzflcat

7. Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls

"I had to come up with quick meal ideas for surprise visitors, and this was the dessert I chose to make. It was fast, easy, and everyone loved it." — sheila00


Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Cinnamon Rolls | Photo by Meredith

8. Slow Cooked Apple Brown Betty

"This was so good, and so easy. I used 3 fuji apples, 1 granny smith, and a pear, just because. This one is a keeper because it is easy to prepare and most of the ingredients are things you have on hand." — Brandy


Slow Cooked Apple Brown Betty

Slow Cooked Apple Brown Betty | Photo by Mrsmegnolia

9. Warm Apple Pocket

"I didn't have any apple pie spice so I just just a tsp of cinnamon and about 1/8 tsp of nutmeg. I also sprinkled granulated sugar on the outside after brushing with the egg. This was very easy to make and quite tasty too!" — staceykb72


Warm Apple Pocket

Warm Apple Pocket | Photo by staceykb72

10. Apple Cobbler Crumble

"I made this recipe for a group of friends and WOW!!! Was it a hit!! Everybody came in for some, and came back for more." — Steve Love


Apple Cobbler Crumble

Apple Cobbler Crumble | Photo by SmellyPrawn

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Vanessa Greaves

About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).