This Apple Pie à la Mode Hack From McDonald's Is the Ultimate Easy Dessert
It's officially Hot Girl Summer, and with these toasty temps, you're gonna want some Hot Girl Sweets to keep you cool during these scorching months. Personally, I use summer as an excuse to eat ice cream every single day, so when I found this amazing TikTok hack that combines McDonald's apple pies with a vanilla sundae, I was obviously intrigued. I've had McDonald's ice cream, and I've had its apple pie, but until now, I was never compelled to put them together. In hindsight, I feel like it was a shame to ever eat one without the other, but luckily, this TikTok brought to my life the easiest (and cheapest!) apple pie à la mode I've ever had.
This McDonald's menu hack is incredibly easy to order — all you need are a plain sundae and a warm apple pie. After ordering, I took the lid off of my sundae and my pie out of the box and placed the warm pie right inside of the sundae cup! I tried to mix it together, but I found the pie to be a little big for the small sundae cup, so I broke my pie into two and found it much easier to stir into the ice cream. I gave the pie about a minute to melt the ice cream a little before digging in. (Why does time always seem to slow down when you're waiting for dessert or doing a plank?)
The results were legendary. Honestly, this might be one of my favorite food hacks I've ever tried. Next time, and there will be a next time, I plan to try this with a hot fudge sundae instead of plain, since I'm a huge chocolate-lover, but this little treat was incredible. My order was only $4, and it's arguably the best $4 I've ever spent. The vanilla ice cream perfectly complemented the cinnamon and sweet apple slices in the pie, and once everything was combined, it was heavenly. Next time you are craving a cool treat but want something easy, I highly encourage you to try this apple pie à la mode.