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15 Minute Apple Pie a la Mode!

Apple pie made on the cooktop in 15 minutes! Serve with ice cream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dessert recipe, holiday recipe, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Linda Spiker


Note: Thaw pie crust in advance

  • 1 frozen pie crust, thawed and baked (I use an all butter free gluten free pie crust from Whole Foods Market)
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 green Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Cinnamon and sugar for sprinkling crust
  • 2 T melted butter
  • Good Quality Vanilla Ice Cream (I love me some Häagen-Daazs)
  • Caramelized Walnuts (store bought or see link above to learn to make your own


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and place rack in center of oven


  1. Lay thawed pie crust on a cookie sheet covered with unbleached parchment paper, press flat. Brush pie crust with 2 Tablespoons melted butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes or until crust is slightly golden.

Apple topping:

  1. While crust is baking, peel, core and slice 4 apples. Melt one stick butter in large pan on medium heat. When butter is melted add brown sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon, stir. Add apple slices to melted sugar and simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally until apples are soft, about 6-8 minutes. When apples are soft turn heat off

To Serve:

  1. Cut baked pie crust into 8 triangles and place on dessert plates. Top each crust with a scoop of ice cream, drizzle cooked apples over ice cream. Top with chopped caramelized walnuts and serve immediately. Yum!