17 Incredible Apple Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of

17 Incredible Apple Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of
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17 Incredible Apple Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of

Read on to discover 17 incredible new ways to use apples this fall!

Steamed Apples with Cinnamon

If you're looking for something simple but super flavorful to do with all those apples you've picked, try steaming them in the oven like Healing and Eating does. There is no added sugar and these are paleo and vegan friendly!

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Whole Wheat Apple Cider Donuts

Start your day off right with these donuts from A Happy Food Dance! They're tossed in cinnamon and sugar and baked. You won't believe how easy they are to make.

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Boozy Apple Pie Smoothies

Yes, you read that correctly. These apple pie smoothies from The Law Student's Wife contain apple, yogurt, rolled oats, walnuts, spices and...bourbon!

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Apple, Fennel, Celery & Toasted Walnut Salad

Apples are great in salads, particularly at this time of year. This salad from Beard & Bonnet includes thinly sliced apples, spinach, fennel and an apple cider vinaigrette.

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Chopped Apple Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Here's another great salad option from Begin With Nutrition! This one contains green beans, cucumber, beets, cabbage, edamame and cheddar cheese.

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Apple Hand Pies

These apple hand pies from Fork Knife Swoon are such a cute way to have individual servings of an apple dessert. (It also makes it easy to freeze them for later.)

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Deep Dish Apple Pie Bars With Quinoa Crust

For a fun twist on apple pie, try these bars from A Happy Food Dance, full of apples and drizzled with salted caramel! The quinoa crust makes it just a bit healthier too.

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Baked Apples Stuffed with Spiced Butternut Squash and Gingersnap Crumble

What a decadent way to decorate an apple! Heartbeet Kitchen features these jam packed with pureed butternut squash and crushed gingersnap cookies.

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Apple Cinnamon Mini Pancakes

Brighten your morning with these mini pancakes from Aimee Broussard made with whole wheat flour and shredded apples, and topped with homemade whipped cream.

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Cinnamon Apple Chips

Want to liven up apples as a snack? Try making these cinnamon apple chips from Carrie's Experimental Kitchen. All you have to do is slice, coat with cinnamon and sugar and bake.

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Apple Chips Snack Mix

Here's another great apple snack from Deliciously Sprinkled! This sweet treat contains dried apple chips, Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, pretzels, peanuts, Cheerios, yogurt-covered raisins and Skittles!

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Apple Fritters Two Ways with Salted Caramel Dipping Sauce

Eating Whole makes apple fritters both baked and fried, and includes hard cider in the batter!

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Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Sauce

This cake from Handmade in the Heartland contains shredded apples and spices and is topped with caramel sauce.

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Apple Pie Biscuits

The Frosted Vegan fills these biscuits with thinly sliced apples, cinnamon and sugar, and sprinkles them with cinnamon!

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Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Pinwheels

If you want to switch up your breakfast routine, go for these pinwheels from Garnish & Glaze. They're super fun and actually pretty easy to make.

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Apple Pie Punch

This drink from The Cookie Rookie is easy to have alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions of. It contains chopped apples, apple cider, pear nectar, ginger ale and optional pie-flavored vodka.

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Mini Apple Pear Crisps

These adorable crisps from Jelly Toast are made in mini skillets and are topped with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream!

Image Credit: Jelly Toast


It's apple picking season! This means apple pie, apple cider and a ton of apple recipes you haven't even thought of yet. Our contributors are kicking apple season up a notch with the recipes they've been posting that are just perfect for fall. From donuts and cake to biscuits and beverages, each of these recipes makes us want to head out to an orchard immediately so we can get cooking!

Check out the slideshow above to discover 17 apple recipes we can't get enough of. Then, learn the science behind the perfect apple pie!

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