17 Vegan Apple Pie Inspired Recipes You’ll Love

Today is National Apple Pie Day and we’re celebrating one of the most popular all-American desserts with an array of vegan recipes that interpret this classic baked treat into anything from smoothie bowls and pancakes to egg rolls, energy bars, and donuts! Explore all the forms it can take with our selection of vegan apple pie-inspired recipes (most of which are gluten-free as well!).

Apple Pie Inspired Breakfast Recipes

Ginger Fig Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl (GF) by Haile Thomas

apple pie smoothie bowl

Ever tried turning apple pie into a smoothie bowl? That’s exactly what Haile Thomas did, by adding apples and traditional apple pie spices like cinnamon and nutmeg to her smoothie bowl.

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Apple Pie Chia Seed Pudding (GF) by It’s All Good Vegan

apple pie chia pudding

Creamy, sweet, packed with nutrients and meal-prep friendly – this apple pie chia pudding is a perfect make-ahead breakfast! It’s topped with fried cinnamon apples for that classic pie flavor profile.

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Apple Pie Pancakes (GF) by Jessica in the Kitchen

apple pie pancakes

These apple pie-inspired pancakes are made with homemade oat flour and filled with delicious caramelized apples. Yum!

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Apple Pie Compote (GF) by Two Spoons

apple pie compote

This recipe is not only a great way to utilize some sad wrinkly apples you might have lying around, but it also makes a delicious topping for any breakfast dish or a pie filling!

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Vegan Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls by Fueled Naturally

apple pie cinnamon rolls

A perfect recipe for a lazy weekend morning when you have time on your hands, these apple pie cinnamon rolls combine the best of both worlds and are so worth the effort! Topping them with a cinnamon maple cream cheese frosting will make them irresistible.

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Healthy Low Carb Apple Pie Muffins (GF) by The Big Man’s World

apple pie muffins

Packed with protein and bursting with flavors from cinnamon and spices, these vegan apple pie muffins make a great snack between meals, and pair well with tea and coffee. 

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Apple Pie Inspired Sweet Treats

Homemade Mcdonald’s Apple Pies (GF option) by SO VEGAN

vegan homemade mcdonalds apple pies

Feeling nostalgic for your favorite childhood treat? No need to hit up a fast-food chain when you can recreate these crunchy vegan apple pies at home in no time!

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Apple Spice Baked Vegan Donuts (GF option) by Rainbow Plant Life

apple spice baked vegan donuts

These vegan apple spice donuts are easy to whip up, take 10 minutes to bake, are packed with spices, and covered with a cardamom maple glaze.. Sign us up!

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Vegan Apple Cobbler (GF) by Okonomi Kitchen

vegan apple cobbler

If you’re feeling too lazy to make a pie or are short on time, this vegan apple cobbler is the recipe for you. It’s basically sliced, spiced, and baked apples with a biscuit-like topping, and it’s put together in minutes! This recipe is not only easy but also oil and refined sugar free.

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Caramel Apple Pie Bars (GF) by The Mindful Hapa

vegan caramel apple pie bars

This vegan apple pie-inspired dessert has multiple layers of bliss: from crumbly base to sweet cinnamon apples to decadent vegan caramel to streusel topping. We trust Casey when she says that the crumble base and streusel topping is 10x easier than making a traditional apple pie crust yet tastes just as delicious!

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Homemade Apple Pie Larabars (GF) by Bakerita

raw apple pie bars

Who doesn’t love a nutritious and flavorful, yet healthy raw vegan snack that can be simply whipped up in a food processor? We sure do! These vegan apple pie bars have a base of Medjool dates, and are loaded with almonds, walnuts, raisins, and dried apples. Textures and flavors galore!

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2 Ingredient Vegan Apple Pie Egg Rolls by Make It Dairy Free

vegan apple pie egg rolls

When Larisha & Andrew of Make It Dairy Free say you’ll only need two ingredients to make this apple pie inspired sweet treat, they mean it: it only takes canned apple pie filling & vegan egg rolls to put this recipe together! You can always spice things up by adding cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, and serve them with vegan caramel or syrup of choice.

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Vegan Apple Pie Recipes

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble Pie by Rainbow Nourishments

vegan apple crumble pie

Looking for a low-effort version of the classic apple pie? Anthea of Rainbow Nourishments has got you covered: her recipe includes an easy crust that requires no blind-baking and a gluten-free crumb topping that’s whipped up quickly in a food processor. If you make it with store-bought pastry, it makes it that much easier! Serve this pie warm with your favorite ice cream and a dash of maple syrup.

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Vegan Apple Pie Crumb Topping (GF) by Healthier Steps

apple pie crumb topping

Juicy sweet Pink Ladies and tart Granny Smith apples covered with a yummy almond crumb topping… Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? You can use this vegan apple pie crumb topping recipe over store-bought pie crust, or make one at home (ingredients and directions provided in Michelle’s recipe!)

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Gluten-free Apple Pie by Barbara French Vegan

vegan gluten-free apple pie

Moist gluten-free base, almond cream filling, and thinly sliced apples as a topping – this is a show-stopping vegan apple pie! Find the measurements and directions in English in the recipe box.

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Healthy Vegan Apple Pie by Happy Vegannie

healthy apple pie

This vegan pie is refined sugar-free, with its main fat source being coconut oil, and the crust made with whole wheat flour and almond flour. It’s truly a healthier spin on the star of today’s list!

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Homemade Apple Berry Pie (GF option) by Orchids & Sweet Tea

vegan apple berry pie

A delicious spin on the classic vegan apple pie, this recipe has a perfectly crispy, buttery crust, and three kinds of berries (in addition to apples) in the filling! Check out Shanika’s full post for tips and tricks on pastry handling & recipe notes for a gluten-free option.

Click here for the full recipe.

Article by Anna Kot.



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