Macaroon Apple Pie Recipe
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Macaroon Apple Pie Recipe

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I found this recipe in a rural newspaper years ago. It's become one of my favorite recipes. I like to serve it warm with vanilla ice cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake:50 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake:50 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 4 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 402 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 292mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add cold water, tossing with a fork until a ball forms.
  2. Roll out pastry to fit a 9-in. pie plate; flute edges. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon; pour into crust. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the first four topping ingredients. Stir in the egg, butter and vanilla until smooth. Add coconut. Spoon over hot apples, carefully spreading to cover. Bake 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Macaroon Apple Pie in Country August/September 1998, p49

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lettuceleaf User ID: 6561007 242434
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2016

"This was really delicious and simple to make. Definitely a keeper."

Felioness User ID: 8068149 202783
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"Sophie, the macaroon part is the coconut topping as you make macaroons with coconut."

sophie201 User ID: 6727494 22408
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"The recipe doesn't show macaroons. Where do you put that in.?"

JillAndLea User ID: 1675407 65956
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2010

"One of the best apple pies that I have ever tasted!"

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