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7 Tasty Things to Do with Leftover Apple Pie

7 Tasty Things to Do with Leftover Apple Pie

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Sweet, crispy, and delicious, there’s nothing like apple pie to satisfy your craving and fill up your tummy.

Whether it’s a laid-back brunch, a picnic, or a BBQ party, no one can resist a slice of this dessert. This is why many of us end up making more than we need.

If you’re wondering what to do with leftover apple pie, today’s article has got you covered! The following are 7 tasty and easy ways you can enjoy leftover baked apple pie.

1 – Apple Pie Muffins

Is there a better way to start your morning than with coffee and muffins? One scenario immediately comes to mind: when the muffins feature apple pie!

This recipe is moist, delicious, and best of all, super easy to whip up! It should take you no more than 30 minutes to start enjoying these babies.

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (as much as you want)
  • Two and a quarter cups flour
  • One teaspoon of baking soda
  • Half a cup of melted butter
  • One cup of brown sugar
  • One egg
  • One cup buttermilk
  • One teaspoon of vanilla
  • Half a teaspoon salt

How To Make It

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the butter, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla.
  2. Add the brown sugar and mix well.
  3. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt but don’t mix.
  4. Chop up the leftover apple pie into medium-sized pieces.
  5. Gently stir until the batter is just combined. Don’t overmix to ensure fluffiness.
  6. Transfer the batter to a muffin tray or muffin cups on a regular tray.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2 – Apple Pie S’mores

This recipe puts a twist on both apple pie and the campfire classical snack; s’mores. It’s sweet, chocolaty, and warm – perfect for both summer and winter nights!

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (as much as you have!)
  • Large marshmallows
  • Milk chocolate bars

How To Make It

  1. Separate the apple pie filling from the crust.
  2. Set the filling aside.
  3. Cut the crust into squares or pieces large enough to make a s’more. You need an even number of squares.
  4. Preheat your broiler to the high setting.
  5. Place half the pie crust squares on a serving plate.
  6. Top each square with a piece of chocolate and one tablespoon of the apple pie filling.
  7. Place marshmallows on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Broil for up to 1 minute or until the tops are golden.
  9. Carefully transfer 1 marshmallow over each square with chocolate and pie filling.
  10. Top each loaded square with a crust square.
  11. Serve right away.

3 – Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls

If you’re a lover of cinnamony baked goods, how about you turn up the cinnamon factor of your leftover apple pie by turning it into apple pie cinnamon rolls?

This recipe is so easy, you can use store-bought cinnamon roll dough. Topped with a milky sweet glaze, this dessert is perfect any time of the day!

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (two slices for 4 to 6 rolls)
  • Cinnamon roll dough, homemade or store-bought

For the glaze:

  • One cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • One tablespoon of melted butter
  • Half to one tablespoon of milk
  • Half a teaspoon of vanilla

How To Make It

  1. Chop up the apple pie into small pieces.
  2. Spread the cinnamon roll dough and cut them into strips.
  3. Spread the crushed apple pie on the center of each strip. Avoid overstuffing to ensure easy rolling.
  4. Roll the cinnamon buns and transfer them to a pie plate (lightly greased).
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  6. For the glaze, mix the sugar, butter, and vanilla in a small bowl. Slowly stir in the milk until you get the desired consistency.

4 – Apple Pie Parfait

Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack, breakfast, or dessert, an apple pie parfait can do the trick!

Using yogurt and granola, this recipe is tasty as it’s nutritious.

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (three slices for 4 cups)
  • Two Cups Yogurt
  • One cup of granola
  • One large apple, chopped
  • Quarter a teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • Pecans, chopped

How To Make It

  1. Separate the apple pie filling from the crust.
  2. Chop the crust into small pieces and whisk the filling with a fork.
  3. In a bowl, whisk the yogurt until fluffy.
  4. Layer each cup as follows:
    • Add one tablespoon of apple pie crust.
    • Add two tablespoons of whisked yogurt.
    • Add one tablespoon of apple pie filling.
    • Add one tablespoon of chopped apples.
    • Add one tablespoon of granola.
    • Add two tablespoons of whisked yogurt.
    • Add some chopped apple and granola on top.
    • Sprinkle some cinnamon.
  5. Serve right away or refrigerate first.

5 – Apple Pie Bread Pudding

This recipe is fantastic for a holiday breakfast, a Sunday brunch, or an evening snack. It turns leftover baked apple pie into a gooey, warm, sweet dessert.

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (as much as you want)
  • One loaf (24 ounces) of challah bread, chopped into two-inch cubes
  • Two cups of milk
  • Two cups heavy of cream
  • Six tablespoons of melted butter
  • One cup of white sugar
  • Half a cup of light brown sugar
  • Eight eggs
  • Two and a quarter teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • Two teaspoons of vanilla extract

How To Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, add the bread cubes and set aside.
  3. In a different bowl, whisk the milk, heavy cream, eggs, white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  4. Once well mixed, pour the melted butter and egg mixture over the bread.
  5. Gently toss the bread until it absorbs most of the liquids.
  6. Add the apple pie chunks and toss lightly until even.
  7. Transfer to a greased casserole dish and cover with aluminum foil.
  8. Bake for 35 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an extra 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.

6 – Apple Pie Taquitos

Sweet and crispy, this recipe turns regular apple pie into fun taquito rolls that the whole family will devour in minutes!

All you need is some soft tortillas and you’re good to go!

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (about 4 slices for 12 servings)
  • Twelve medium-sized soft tortillas
  • Quarter a cup of melted butter
  • Half a cup of sugar
  • One teaspoon of cinnamon

How To Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. On a shallow plate, mix the cinnamon and sugar.
  3. Chop the apple pie into small bits.
  4. Place a tortilla on a flat surface and add 2-3 tablespoons of the apple pie.
  5. Roll the tortilla up tightly and brush it with butter.
  6. Roll the taquito through the cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  7. Put the taquito in a greased baking dish.
  8. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes or until the top of the taquitos turns golden.

7 – Apple Pie Ice Cream

Saving the best for last, what about some rich and refreshing apple pie ice cream? This recipe is particularly great for hot summer days or when you feel like munching on some comfort food.

Making ice cream with leftover apple pie is a very simple and quick job once you let the pie chill in the fridge for a couple of hours.

What You Need

  • Leftover apple pie (half a piece for 8 servings)
  • One cup of whole milk
  • Half a cup of sugar
  • One cup of heavy cream
  • One tablespoon of vanilla bean paste
  • Pinch of salt

How To Make It

  1. Leave the baked apple pie to chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour until cold
  2. In a large bowl, mix the milk, sugar, and salt.
  3. When all the sugar is dissolved, add the heavy cream and vanilla bean while stirring gently. Don’t beat the mixture.
  4. Transfer the mixture to your ice cream maker and let the base process.
  5. While the ice cream base is churning, take out the apple pie and chop it up into small pieces.
  6. Once the ice cream is done, stir in the apple pie bits while still in the cold container. Add the apple pie pieces gradually.
  7. Once the apple pie bits are fully incorporated, you can serve the ice cream soft or put it in the freezer until firm.

Final Thoughts

So, what to do with leftover apple pie?

As you can tell by now, there are many answers and they’re all mouthwatering!

From apple pie pudding to s’mores to ice cream, the choice depends on your mood and the ingredient you got in your kitchen.

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