Indulge in the comforting fusion of apple pie biscuits. They’re flaky, perfectly spiced, and utterly delicious!

It costs approximately $6.73 to make this treat. The recipe makes eight servings for about $0.84 per serving. 

Three Apple Pie Biscuits on a white plate.

Apple Biscuits

Today, I’m sharing these Apple Pie Biscuits. They’re so versatile you can serve them for breakfast, snacks, or dessert.

They taste like an Apple Pie with a buttery pastry base, caramelized apples, and warm spices, with a hint of tang and sweetness in every bite. But they are in a simple, convenient set-up with pre-made biscuits. You can get your Apple Pie fix without the hassle of actually making a pie.

These danishes are SO easy to make! From shopping for my ingredients to biting into one of these Apple Biscuits takes only sixty minutes!

What You’ll Love About Apple Pie Biscuits

  • Easy Prep: This is a great way to get the taste of apple pie without having to actually make an apple pie. 
  • Versatile: Serve these biscuits for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or a sweet and fun after-school snack. 
  • Flavor and Aroma: The sweet and tangy filling mixture smells Heavenly while baking.
An Apple Biscuit cut in half so you can see the flaky layers.

Apple Pie Biscuits Ingredients and Estimated Cost

Per Serving Cost: $0.84

Recipe Cost: $6.73

  • 16.3 oz tube Pillsbury Grands Original Southern Style Biscuits – $3.99
  • 4 ounces cream cheese – $1.31
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar – $0.10
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract – $0.17
  • 1 cup apple pie filling – $1.15
  • 1 teaspoon milk – $0.01

NOTE: The recipe prices are calculated by using grocery store websites. The recipe cost is calculated by the amounts needed for the recipe. The actual cost of the recipe will vary depending on what ingredients you already have. I updated the pricing for this recipe in August 2023.

All of the ingredients needed to make this recipe.

How To Make Apple Pie Biscuits

***For complete recipe instructions, see the recipe card below.

  1. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and then line a cookie sheet and set it aside. 
  2. Using a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla until no lumps remain. 
  3. Space out the biscuits on a cookie sheet and press the bottom of the can into each biscuit. 
  4. Evenly spread the apple pie filling in each biscuit and then do the same with the cream cheese mixture. 
  5. Bake for twenty minutes and then remove them from the oven to cool.
  6. Next, make the glaze by mixing the powdered sugar and sugar together. 
  7. Finally, use a fork to drizzle the glaze over the biscuits before serving.

A picture collage showing how to make this recipe.

Apple Biscuits Storage Tips

  • SERVE: This treat is best served warm. 
  • STORE: place in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about two days.
  • FREEZE: Once cooled, wrap the biscuits in two layers of plastic and foil. Then place them in a freezer-safe bag or container for 3-4 months.
  • THAW: Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
  • REHEAT: Place them in a warm oven for about five minutes before serving.

Apple Pie Biscuit FAQs

What is Apple Danish made of?

My version of an Apple Danish is made with cream cheese, apple pie filling, and cream cheese.

What is the difference between apple pie and apple Danish?

The significant difference is in the topping. Apple Pies typically have a top layer made from the pie crust. In contrast, a Danish is a sweet pastry typically served individually.

How many calories are in Apple Danish?

There are 349 calories per serving in this recipe. For the total nutritional value, please see the recipe card below.

Six Apple Pie Biscuits on a white rack.

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A close up of the Danish Biscuits on a white plate.
4.37 from 11 votes

Apple Pie Biscuits

Recipe Cost $ $6.73
Serving Cost $ $0.84
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
8 people
Indulge in the comforting fusion of apple pie biscuits. They’re flaky, perfectly spiced, and utterly delicious!

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper or silicone baking mat
  • spoon
  • small bowl
  • rubber spatula

Ingredients
 
 

Instructions

  • Move oven rack to middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment or silicone baking mat; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, add cream cheese, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, and vanilla. Use a rubber spatula to mix until combined and no lumps remain.
  • Remove biscuits from tube and space out evenly on prepared cookie sheet. Use bottom of a can to press into each biscuit. Press until flattened and a shallow depression is formed for the filling. (I just used the can that the apple pie filling came in.)
  • Spread apple pie filling out evenly among each biscuit. Repeat with cream cheese mixture.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes, or until edges of biscuit start to turn golden brown. Remove from oven and place sheet on wire rack to cool until warm, about 20 minutes.
  • To make glaze add remaining 2 tablespoons powdered sugar and milk to a small bowl. Mix until smooth, adding more milk or sugar to reach desired consistency. Use a fork or spoon to drizzle glaze over biscuits. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1danish | Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 625mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2.2mg

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7 Comments

  1. I love how easy these were to make!

  2. Such an easy breakfast treat.

  3. These are incredible and will be added to my rotation for sweet breakfasts as well as desserts. Thanks for an awesome (and easy to follow!) recipe.

  4. So delicious! My family really enjoyed these and will definitely make these treats again. So easy!

  5. These biscuits were so good! I’ll definitely make them again!

  6. These biscuits looked so fancy but were surprisingly easy to make! I served them up as part of a bigger brunch spread when we had some family over and everyone loved it!

  7. Easy instructions and the ingredients were affordable for us, definitely make again!