These Are the Most American Recipes on the Planet

Keep reading to find out which recipes are the most American on the planet
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This is an apple pie recipe you must try.

Want to know which recipes are the most all American on the planet? Think apple pie, banana splits, burgers, and giant pretzels — all recipes that we grew up with. Either your mom made it for you in the kitchen, or it was your go-to at a ball game. Keep reading to find the best recipes for each!

Art of the Apple Pie

This is a classic all-American apple pie. Use both tart and sweet apples and the most flavorful ones that you can find. — Kate McDermott

For the Art of the Apple Pie recipe, click here.

Giant Soft Pretzel

This giant soft pretzel is simple enough for you to make with your kids and delicious to eat. Serve alongside cheese dip or trade the salt for pearl sugar and serve with a chocolate dipping sauce. — Angela Carlos

For the Giant Soft Pretzel recipe, click here.


There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned hamburger — so juicy and full of flavor that you don’t even need to add cheese. If you’re a fan of this classic cookout fare, this recipe is for you. It’s simple and delicious. 

For the Hamburger recipe, click here.

Banana Split

Sometimes you just need a banana split — for dessert, or maybe for dinner, but more likely for breakfast. There's a banana, so it's healthy right? Of course. This recipe includes chopped almonds, chocolate syrup, and a maraschino cherry, but you can really use any toppings you want. — Jane Bruce

For the Banana Split recipe, click here.