We've all had a slice of store-bought, pre-made apple pie. For that reason, we've all experienced a snippet of hell, by way of pie that sort of tastes like aspirin...and apples. This recipe will show you how to spice up pre-made apple pie filling to make it not only edible, but downright delicious. Whether you're making this for Friendsgiving or your grandma burned this year's Thanksgiving pie, this twist on store-bought apple pie is sure to please. 

Apple Pie Cups

  • Prep Time:30 mins
  • Cook Time:15 mins
  • Total Time:45 mins
  • Servings:6
  • Easy


  • 1 frozen pie crust
  • 1 can apple pie filling
  • fine graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon espresso
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
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  • Step 1

    Add 1 tablespoon of cinnamon into the pie filling mixture. Stir like your life depended on it.

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  • Step 2

    By hand, crumble the pie crust, and add in graham cracker crumbs (the more crumbs you add will affect how crumbly the crust is in the end).

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  • Step 3

    Add remaining cinnamon and espresso to the pie crust crumbs, mixing thoroughly.

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  • Step 4

    Layer everything in pan or ramekins, starting and ending with the crust mixture

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  • Step 5

    Bake 400°F for 15-20 mins.

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