Ice cream is delicious all year round, but something about ice cream on a hot summer day just hits different. Add apples to the mix, and you’ve got yourself a real tasty treat to enjoy (or devour) any day of the year! Keep reading to see how to make apple pie ice cream yourself!

You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe.

Recipe from Leigh Ann Wilkes

When choosing apples for this ice cream, you can use whatever your favorite apple is. If you want a more tart flavor to balance the sweet ice cream, use Northern Spy or Pink Lady apples. If you want to keep it sweet, consider Fuji or Gala apples.


  • Ice Cream Maker
  • Ice Cream Scoop
  • Ice Cream Container


  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 5 cinnamon graham crackers broken into small pieces


  1. Peel, core, and dice apples.
  2. Saute apples in butter. Add in 3 Tbsp sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon and cook until browned and caramelized, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan and allow to cool.
  3. Crush graham crackers.
  4. Combine milk, 1 1/4 C sugar, salt, half and half, vanilla extract, whipping cream, and 2 tsp cinnamon into the ice cream maker.
  5. Process until done.
  6. Stir in caramelized apples and crush cinnamon graham crackers
  7. Put in the freezer to harden up.
  8. Try not to eat it all in one sitting!

We love apples, and we love dessert. If apple pie ice cream isn’t your thing, check out these 32 apple desserts. We have a feeling you’ll be able to find an apple dessert recipe you’ll love.

Apple Picking at Robinette’s

Our u-pick apple orchards aren’t open quite yet, but they will be open for picking this fall! Bookmark this page so you can find it later when you have bushels of fresh Michigan apples to enjoy. Learn more about our orchards. We hope to see you soon!