25 Apple Recipe Ideas for the Fall
It is peak harvest season for apples in the united states! We can’t guarantee that the old saying that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” holds true. But… they sure are delicious! Because we love apples and sharing ideas for your home and family, we are excited to share some ideas for enjoying apples in your home this season.
Here are 25 different ways to enjoy apples this fall:
1. Apple Pie
This dessert is an American classic that is beloved by many.
2. Cinnamon Apple Bread or Muffins
Apples make the perfect addition to a sweet breakfast bread with cinnamon spice.
3. Fruit Salad
Add a crisp texture to your fruit salad recipe by adding diced apples.
4. Caramel Apples
Fall holidays are celebrated with the flavors of apples and caramel. You can make your caramel apples extra delicious with drizzled chocolate and chopped nuts.
5. Apple Oatmeal
Apples are a perfect addition to a bowl of hot oatmeal, or even an oatmeal cookie recipe.
6. Honey Apple Cake
Serve a sweet and fresh fall flavor in a bunt cake featuring apples and honey.
7. Waldorf Salad
The Waldorf salad is a mixture of sweet and savory flavors with freshly diced apples, celery, grapes, and walnuts. These ingredients are combined in a creamy mayonnaise based and served on a bed of leafy greens.
8. Hot Apple Cider
As the weather cools down, apple cider can be served hot with spices to help welcome the feeling of fall in North America.
9. Apple Juice
A cold and refreshing way to enjoy the apple flavor.
10. Jelly or Apple Butter
You can preserve the taste of apples home made jelly or apple butter.
Learn more about making “Homemade Jam and Jelly” in one of our previous blog articles.
11. Fruit Leather
A new trend for healthy snacks, is to make fruit leather. Use apple sauce and your preferred method of dehydration for this portable fruit snack.
12. Dried Apple Chips
Another dehydrated fruit technique allows you to make thin, dried, and crunchy apple snacks.
13. Apple Cinnamon Rolls or Fritters
An extra sweet breakfast treat with the addition of apples.
14. Stove-top Cinnamon Apples
Diced apples, cinnamon, and a little butter make a velvety and decadent dessert.
15. Baked Apples
Removing the core of an apple and filling it with complimentary ingredients like pecans, spices, rolled oats, and brown sugar… makes some great baked apple treats!
16. Southern Apple-Tuna Salad
Diced red delicious variety are a welcome addition to many tuna salad recipes, with make a perfect tuna salad sandwich.
17. Chicken Salad
Much like tuna salad, the diced apple adds a sweet crispiness to a chicken salad mixture.
Adding apples to you smoothie is a great additional fiber and fresh flavor.
19. Chicken Apple Sausage
Whether you want to take on the challenge of making your own sausage, or you find some great chicken apple sausage in your local grocery store or farmers market.
20. Apple & Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl
A healthy and fiber rich recipe for apples, is to add them to a bowl of quinoa with baked sweet potatoes and some of your other favorite veggies and greens.
21. Sliced Apples with Greek Yogurt
If you want to skip the caramel, Greek yogurt can make a great dip for apple slices.
22. Pork Chops and Cooked Apples
Apples and pork go well together! You can sauté diced apples for a delicious topping on your pork chops of pork loin.
23. Apple Juice Marinade
Fruit juice makes a great marinade as it can help tenderize the meat and give it a mildly sweet flavor.
24. Topping for Pancakes and Waffles
Pancakes and waffles are a breakfast favorite that you can top with fresh diced apples or a sautéed apple cinnamon sauce.
25. Caramel Apple Cheesecake
Make a cheesecake even better by adding sliced green apples and caramel.
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