Making apple pie for Thanksgiving doesn't have to be complicated.

November 12, 2015

From star chef Cathal Armstrong's gorgeous puff pastry pie to quick free-form tarts, here are five amazing, easy-to-make apple pies.

1. Puff Pastry Apple Pie
High-quality, store-bought puff pastry makes quick work of this delicious pie.

2. Apple Pandowdy
What's the secret to this fuss-free version of the classic double-crust apple pie? A mix of Granny Smith, Pink Lady and Golden Delicious apples.

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3. Apple Crostatas
This free-form tart is an easy, quick-to-prepare take on the iconic dessert.

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4. Country Apple Galette 
Jacques Pépin's fantastic dessert features a supereasy dough, which comes together in a food processor in less than 20 seconds.

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5. Apple Blintz Hand Pies
These simple, yet delicious miniature pies are filled with farmer cheese and sweet apples.

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