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McDonald's Apple Pie and Taco Bell Cinnamon Crumble

Emily Jacobs

These crumbles have it all: fresh apple, crunchy oat topping, and the addition of a savory piecrust and crunchy cinnamon from McDonald’s and Taco Bell. 


Special thanks to Emily Jacobs of Sage Recipes for helping us test this recipe. 


  • 8 McDonald's Apple Pies, cut into large chunks
  • 4 Taco Bell Twists, finely processed
  • 1 Cup whole-grain oats
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 4 apples, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 2 Wendy's vanilla frosty, for serving


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

In a 9-by-5-inch baking dish, toss together the McDonald’s pies, apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, sugar, and water until well incorporated. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, Taco Bell twists, and oats. Top the apple pie-mixture with the oats and cinnamon twists and bake in the oven until bubbling and the oats are a golden brown, about 30 minutes. Serve with a scoop of Wendy’s vanilla frosty.