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In 1992 McDonald’s would remove permanently their fried Apple Pies from the menu. Why? To add the baked ones that can be found today.
It is in my opinion, an unforgivable crime.
The bland oven-baked version was and is nowhere near as good as the original.
The texture of the original’s crispy exterior along with the more flavorful apple insides left an impression on me that I never forgot.
There was a period of time that you could find the Fried Apple Pie at any McDonald’s Express but that changed too.
There were rumors of a McDonald’s in Key Largo, Florida that sold them. Once I checked it out, unfortunately not true.
McDonald’s franchisees in Tampa and Miami, Florida sell the legendary fried pie.
Well, they did sell it until McDonald’s corporate put a stop to it in 2018.
SO WHO HAS MCDONALD’S FRIED APPLE PIES?
Currently, only the McDonald’s at 10207 Lakewood Boulevard on Florence Avenue in Downey, California sells the fried pies. This particular location has more leeway than other U.S. locations. It was the third McDonald’s restaurant to open way back on August 18, 1953.
Also, all of the McDonald’s locations in Hawaii sell the legendary McDonald’s Fried Apple Pie.
The Burger Kings in Mexico serve fried apple pies.