8 Top-Rated Apple Peelers for Easy Peasy Pie Prep

Skin, slice, and core apples — and even veggies! — for food prep made easy.

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With pie season in full swing, it's time to stock up on all of the essential kitchen tools to make your treat prep much easier. If you love baking apple pie (here's one of our favorite apple pie recipes), an apple peeler and corer is an absolute kitchen staple that will streamline your fruit-slicing prep work. With top-rated options that can peel, core, slice, and even spiralize, an apple peeler is a wise investment for home bakers of all skill levels.

Put that knife away and make your apple pie prep way easier with these eight top-rated apple peelers. Who's ready for dessert?

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Vremi Apple Peeler
amazon.com $12.99

A vacuum-suction base keeps this crank-style apple peeler attached to your countertop, so you won't have to worry about safety or slippage as you peel. Different attachments allow you to peel, spiralize, or core apples for super easy pie-prep this season.

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Spring Chef Premium Swivel Vegetable Peeler
amazon.com $7.99

If you're looking to peel a mixture of fruits and vegetables without crowding your kitchen with a big crank unit, this top-rated handheld vegetable and apple peeler from Spring Chef makes for a convenient, space-efficient alternative. The handle is easy to grip, and the horizontal blade allows you to peel downwards with ease.

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Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler
amazon.com $5.00

From the durable duo carbon steel blades to the swivel peeler design which allows for multi-directional cutting, this simple yet efficient vegetable and fruit peeler is super budget-friendly. 

Although most reviewers use this kitchen tool for peeling thick root veggies like carrots or parsnips, this utensil works great for thinner-skinned fruits and veggies or as an apple peeler as well. 

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OXO Grips Swivel Peeler

$12.99

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No need to spend much on a peeler that'll work on everything from apples to potatoes, and more. This veggie and fruit peeler is also dishwasher-safe, making for easy cleanup. Plus, once you're all done, you can store it away in a drawer or use the built-in hole to hang it for quick access.

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Spiralizer Heavy Duty Apple Slicer

$29.97

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What really separates this apple peeler and slicer from the other options on this list is that it includes a special blade that allows users to actually slice the apple in addition to peeling it. The other best part is that it has a suction base that adheres to most surfaces, so the appliance won't wobble as you use it.

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Starfrit Rotato Express Electric Peeler

$19.65

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Save your strength with this hands-off electric peeler. Just pop the produce in, push a button, and presto! Choose how you want to power it by making your selection between an included adapter or simply inserting four AA batteries.

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Copper Y Vegetable Peeler

$19.95

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This Y-peeler is a seriously stylish kitchen statement, and it's also totally Instagramable thanks to its trendy copper finish. But don't worry — it's also extremely functional, precise, and easy to use. It has a swivel blade that grips the apple skin (or any fruit or veggie) to give you razor thin ribbons, which means you waste less of the fruit itself.

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Williams-Sonoma Apple Peeler Corer

$29.95

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A tough stainless steel construction guarantees you'll keep this handy apple peeler around for years to come (maybe even generations). Plus, using it is simple. Just pop the fruit in, turn the crank, then watch how the skin glides right off.

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