12 Apple Pie Recipes to Make Your July Fourth Weekend Even Sweeter

Apple pie is an American favorite. When you pair the sweet, warm fruit with the flaky, buttery crust (and maybe a scoop of vanilla ice cream), it's truly the perfect dessert.But, while I am reluctant to tamper with this classic treat, it doesn't hurt to spice things up once in a while. In honor of July 4th, here are 12 apple pie recipes that will make your holiday weekend extra patriotic.

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by Corinne Caputo

classic apple pie

Let’s start with the classic apple pie like this one from My Pastry Affair. How good does that look?

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Cheesy Apple Pie

This cheesy apple pie from A Beautiful Mess may not sound amazing but I promise you it is.

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apple pie in a can

These adorable apple pies in cans are from Adventures In Cooking. Look at how lovely they are!

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spiced bourbon apple pie

I can’t say no to some spiced bourbon apple pie like this tasty one from A Beautiful Mess.

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cider bourbon apple pie with oatmeal cookie crumble

Now take that bourbon pie and combine it with an oatmeal cookie and you have this delicious combo from How Sweet It Is.

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mini apple pies with cheddar crust

Mini pies, like these from WIllowbird Baking, are about as cute as it gets.

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apple pie crepes

I haven’t had crepes in ages but this recipe from The Simple Sweet Life is exactly the one that will pull me back in.

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apple pie donuts with a maple gaze

Donuts are delicious, we all know that, but this recipe from Your Cup Of Cake takes it up a notch.

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apple pie cupcakes

Satisfy your love of all things mini with this apple pie cupcake recipe from Confessions Of A Cookbook Queen.

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apple pie bread

Apple pie bread, like this one from Cookies and Cups, sounds like a great breakfast or dessert!

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apple pie bars

Apple pie becomes a bite-size treat with this recipe from My Baking Addiction. If only all bars could be this tasty.

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apple pie popsicles

Cool off with with this dream-come-true popsicle from Cookie Monster Cooking.

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