Amazing Apple Pie Salsa

Food and Thanksgiving are a duo as classic as peanut butter and jelly. Many people’s Thanksgivings include the same foods every year. This Thanksgiving, add a new dish to your table. 

   While Thanksgiving dinner is always delicious, be sure to save room for this delicious dessert. Apple pie salsa with cinnamon sugar tortilla chips is a twist on classic apple pie, but is sure to be just as loved. This quick dish is easier than pie and will fit in with any Thanksgiving meal. With sugar and spice and everything nice, try apple pie salsa this year.

Makes Enough for 4


For the Apple Pie Salsa

  • 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ cup whipped cream

For the Cinnamon Sugar Chips

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 5 flour tortillas
  • 2 Tablespoons melted butter


For the Apple Pie Salsa

  1. Combine apples, lemon juice, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large sauté pan. 
  2. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in cornstarch. Cook for two minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm. Top with whipped cream just before serving.

For the Cinnamon Sugar Chips

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  3. Brush both sides of each tortilla with melted butter. Rub cinnamon-sugar mixture onto both sides of each tortilla. 
  4. Cut tortillas into wedges. Place on ungreased baking sheet. 
  5. Bake for 14-16 minutes until brown and crisp. Cool on wire rack.

   Add a little color to November and be sure to try these easy treats for your next Thanksgiving occasion and tweet your pictures to the Darby Panther Press (@HDPantherPress)!