Apple pie is a staple of American desserts. Everyone knows somebody’s grandmother who makes the best apple pie for the holidays. But, if it isn’t a holiday, where can you go to find a taste of Americana? Fret not. Here is a list of places where one can find the best apple pie in DFW.
Emporium Pies 
314 N. Bishop Ave.
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 206-6126
www.emporiumpies.comEmporium Pies is located in the Bishop Arts area of Oak Cliff and offers some amazing pies. The specialty pie shop prides itself on handmade pies with no artificial preservatives, corn syrup, hydrogenated oils or dyes. With names like Dr. Love for its red velvet chess pie, Smooth Operator for its pretzel crusted French silk chocolate and The Drunken Nut, a bourbon pecan with shortbread crust, this is a place for the serious pie lover. But it is the Lord of the Pies, a deep dish apple pie, that makes the list of best apple pie in DFW. Ten apples are used, along with Emporium Pie’s house made caramel, and the pie is topped with cinnamon streusel.
Maple Leaf Diner 
12817 Preston Road, Suite 129
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 434-1626
www.mldiner.comMaple Leaf Diner brings a little bit of Canada to Texas. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Maple Leaf Diner has something for everyone. Canadian poutines, salads, burgers, classic English pot roast in a bonnet, plus a vegetarian wrap, Canadian waffle panini, Russian reuben and cabbage rolls will make you forget that they offer dessert. But, you will want to save room for Maple Leaf Diner’s Spanish apple pie. Marsala wine, along with secret spices, is what drives people to order slices and whole pies. Special touches like all-day breakfast with real Canadian bacon, daily afternoon tea, filled scones and boozy adult shakes make Maple Leaf Diner a great place to stop in for a bite.
Norma’s Café
1123 W. Davis St.
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 946-4711
www.normascafe.comYou can get easily distracted by the mile-high cream pies offered at Norma’s Café. Since 1956, Norma’s Café has been a South Dallas staple. Serving up all things Southern, like a big country breakfast with chicken fried steak, lunch and dinner of smoked sausage links or fried catfish, one might quickly feel stuffed. But a trip to Norma’s would not be complete without something sweet. Traditional peach or blackberry cobblers, German chocolate, red velvet and carrot cakes, mile-high cream pies like lemon, coconut, chocolate and chocolate peanut butter are available, but fruit pies like cherry, strawberry and apple will round out your southern dining experience.Related:  Best Cheesecake In DFW

Oak St. Pie Co. 
110 N. Oak St.
Roanoke, TX 76252
(817) 490-0994
www.oakstpieandcandyco.comThis little pie shop in Roanoke serves up pies with big taste, so it is easy to get swayed by the 20 different pies that are offered, like the strawberry rhubarb, lemon meringue and chocolate meringue, but the apple pie is superb. Oak St. Pie Co. is flaky in a good way. The all-butter dough crust on the apple pie is light, flaky and enough to make grandma jealous. The best way to make sure you get the pie you want is to call ahead.
Stir Crazy Baked Goods
1251 W. Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 862-9058
www.stircrazybakedgoods.comAlong with seasonal pies like peach during the summer and eggnog for December, Stir Crazy Baked Goods offers year-round classic pies. Chess pies might seem the order of the day with their chocolate chess, lemon chess, mint chocolate chess and peanut butter chess, but Stir Crazy Baked Goods’ apple pies are crazy good. Along with a whole-top or lattice-topped apple pie, the bakery also offers a naturally sugar-free apple pie. The menu of baked goods is extensive with cakes, cupcakes, cookies and scones. Stir Crazy also offers many vegan and gluten-free options, so there is something sweet for everyone.Related: Best Shepherd’s Pie In DFW

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