While apples tend to be an all-year-round fruit, Autumn is the best time to enjoy them! Here is a compilation of apple recipes to help you use up your bountiful crop from your local farmer’s market.
This list includes apple recipes that you can enjoy for either breakfast, snacks, or as sweet treats. The versatility of apples is endless involving granola, sauces, pies, pancakes, and even crisp apple chips.
While there are many different kinds of apples, you will be happy to know that these apples are flexible, offering you the chance to use the apples you have on hand. Whether you love Honeycrisp, Cortland, Macintosh, spartan, or ida red, they all will work perfectly well in the apple recipes below.
Instead of making apple sauce in a slow cooker, try this Instant Pot version instead. The cooking process is a little faster, allowing you to have fresh apple sauce in less than an hour.
These gluten-free breakfast cookies are hearty with oats, flaxseed, nuts, apple, and raisins. Apples figure into these cookies in a couple of ways; first, as apple sauce, which helps bind the cookies together, and second, as diced apples folded into the cookie mixture.
For a unique take on apple pie, this peanut butter apple pie includes a crumble topping infused with peanut butter flavour. The resulting dessert is reminiscent of the childhood snack of apple wedges with creamy peanut butter.
For a sweet and healthy version of nachos, try these healthy apple nachos. Apple slices replace tortilla chips whereas melted chocolate, peanut butter, coconut, and chocolate chips are the garnishes instead of the usual salsa, cheese, and jalapenos.
These three-ingredient apple chips are sweet and textured with a hint of cinnamon. However, you can feel free to make them plain as well. Simply thinly slice apples, place on a baking sheet, and bake for a few hours until they dry and become crisp.
While this homemade apple pie spice doesn’t include any apples, it is an excellent combination of spices to complement apple recipes. It is a beautiful mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom, and allspice that would be delicious in spiced cakes, pancakes, baked apples, apple crisps, and pies, along with many other dishes.
These tasty oats are hearty, comforting, and warming on a crisp morning! You refrigerate a mixture of oats with apples, chia, and almond milk overnight, then warm it in the morning before topping it with stewed apples, sunflower seeds, and raisins.
The combination of blueberries and apples is truly special, especially with a crumbly topping. At the end of summer when blueberries are at their peak and apples are hitting their stride, these are the bars to make.
This brilliant green smoothie had the taste of apple pie with fresh apple, apple cider, and apple pie spice. The addition of banana gives this smoothie some body and sweetness whereas fresh kale or spinach adds its colour.
Any kind of granola is great to have on hand for a quick and easy breakfast, but this apple granola is particularly special. It combines oats with pumpkin seeds, almonds, sunflower seeds, apple spice, and apple sauce together before baking into crispy perfection.
These oat-rich bites are sweetened with applesauce, dates, and honey, offering a healthy school or post-workout snack. A coating of coconut makes these bites attractive while adding a distinct texture and flavour.
This gluten-free apple cake includes cornmeal and tapioca starch. The cake is fluffy and spiced, with chunks of apples in every bite!
This spiced apple sauce is reminiscent of apple pie with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and nutmeg. Using a slow cooker offers convenience as you can fill it with the ingredients and let it cook throughout the day resulting in hands-free cooking.
These otherwise wholesome whole wheat pancakes have some added decadence in the form of a caramel apple topping. If you are a person who goes crazy for caramel apples every fall and love fluffy pancakes for brunch on the weekend, this recipe is for you.
Granny Smith apples and caramel make a delicious filling for these bars. Meanwhile, the oat crumble topping offers texture, reminiscent of apple crumble.
This orange-coloured smoothie includes sweet carrots and mango, along with a tart and crisp apple, Greek yogurt, and milk. This smoothie is great for getting a good amount of fruit and vegetables in at breakfast or lunch.
Apples and caramel go hand in hand and this cupcake recipe is a reflection of that. It involves apple spice cupcakes that are topped with a vanilla caramel glaze.
These baked apple chips take approximately 45 minutes to make and are a healthy snack to have during the day. It is best to keep the apple slices in water with some lemon juice or lime juice as you work with them in order to prevent browning.
These miraculous spiced baked apples are a healthy dessert with the addition of walnuts and warm spices. While these are perfect served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a tasty dessert, consider enjoying them at breakfast as well.
Galettes are delightful rustic desserts that apples are made for. This version includes a whole wheat crust for some nuttiness, a maple apple filling with walnuts, and a maple glaze on top.