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    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Apple Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled a list of 35 great dishes that would make Johnny Appleseed grin from ear to ear.

    From classic apple desserts like pies and crisps, to breakfasts, sides and even apple mains like stuffed pork roast and chicken sausage apple skillet, there are so many great things you can make with apples.

    Cook your way through this great Apple Recipes collection, you’re sure to find some new family favorites!

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes.

    Apple Recipes

    1. Apple Crumble (Apple Crisp)

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - crisp.

    Starting off our list of delicious apple recipes is this apple crumble. The tender apples are covered in scrumptious syrup and get baked under a buttery oatmeal cookie topping. It makes a tasty dessert that could also be a meal!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    2. The Best Homemade Apple Pie

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - pie.

    Apple pie, and desserts in general, always taste so much better when you make them yourself instead of buying them from the store. If you need a new dessert to make, try out this homemade apple pie! You’re going to love it!

    Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan

    3. Sausage & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - sausage and apple stuffed acorn squash.

    This sausage and apple stuffed acorn squash isn’t just beautiful – it’s also super delicious! They take the form of tasty veggie bowls that get stuffed with sausage stuffing. It’s simple to make, but it’s still bursting with sweet and savory flavors.

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    4. Overnight Cinnamon Apple French Toast Bake

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - French toast bake.

    This overnight cinnamon apple French toast bake soaks in all of the wonderful ingredients overnight, so you can wake up in the morning, pop it in the oven, and have a perfect casserole ready for you in just one hour.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    5. Cinnamon Apple Puffed Pancake

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - cinnamon apple pancake.

    If you’re looking for a tasty apple breakfast dish, look no further! This cinnamon apple puffed pancake is infused with cinnamon and vanilla, is made with baked and fresh apples, and gets covered in a spectacular cinnamon butter maple syrup.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    6. Apple Bacon Stuffed Pork Chops

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple bacon stuffed pork chops.

    Bacon stuffed pork chops are a pretty popular meal, and you can take them to the next level with these apple bacon stuffed pork chops. The pork chops are thick and juicy, and loaded with incredible apple flavors, alongside bacon and blue cheese stuffing.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    7. Honey Dijon Apple Bacon Cranberry Salad

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple bacon cranberry salad.

    Another great fall-themed recipe is this honey dijon apple bacon cranberry salad. It works great for Thanksgiving, Halloween, or any time of the year! It works as a side salad, or as a full meal if you want to make a larger portion.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    8. Apple Cider Donuts

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - doughnuts.

    Who doesn’t love doughnuts? There’s no better way to make doughnuts even better than coating them in cinnamon sugar and infusing them with apple cider flavors. If that sounds good to you, then you should definitely try these apple cider doughnuts!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    9. One Pan Brown Sugar Pork & Apples

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - one pan pork and apples.

    Everyone loves a recipe that’s both incredibly delicious and easy, and this one pan brown sugar pork and apples recipe is indeed both easy and delicious! It takes less than thirty minutes to make, and it’s filled with fantastic fall flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    10. Apple Tart

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple tart.

    This apple tart is loaded with the freshest of apples and then baked until it’s a perfect golden brown. It’s simply a perfect pastry, and you’ll love it all year round! It’s buttery, nutty, and tart, and if you enjoy apple flavors, you’re sure to enjoy this tart.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    11. Brie and Cheddar Apple Beer Soup

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - brie and cheddar apple soup.

    You might not have heard of beer soup, but it’s delicious! Whether beer soup is a household dish, or you’ve never tried it before, you should definitely try this brie and cheddar apple beer soup, it’s sure to become a favorite.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    12. Super Easy Apple Fritters

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - fritters.

    These super easy apple fritters celebrate cinnamon, apple, and the fall season! They’re made using chunks of sweet apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg, and they’re glazed with a tasty sweet cinnamon glaze. It’s a perfect fall desert!

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    13. Apple Walnut Sausage Stuffing

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - stuffing.

    During the Thanksgiving season, it’s always nice to mix things up and make a unique stuffing – but it can sometimes be a hassle. Luckily, this apple walnut sausage stuffing is easy to make, super flavorful, and sure to become your household staple.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    14. Caramel Apple Cupcakes

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - cupcakes.

    Caramel apples are already pretty great on their own, but these caramel apple cupcakes are out of this world! The spiced apple cupcakes are topped with a caramel buttercream that helps the cupcake just melt right in your mouth.

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar

    15. Apple Cobbler

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - cobbler.

    Continuing the theme of fall desserts is this apple cobbler recipe. It’s got a cake-like topping to add a slight crispiness, but it’s still super soft in the center. It makes an awesome dessert that pairs well with a nice warm cup of coffee.

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    16. Apple Cinnamon French Toast

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple cinnamon French toast.

    We’ve covered plenty of desserts on this list, but we haven’t forgotten about breakfast! This apple cinnamon French toast will blow your socks off – it’s just that good. It’s the perfect recipe for a lazy Sunday morning, or a busy school day.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    17. Baked Sausages with Apples Sheet Pan Dinner

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - baked apples and sausage.

    Sausages and apples may sound like a bit of a unique pair, but this baked sausages with apples sheet pan dinner will erase any doubts you might have. The pork sausages combine perfectly with the apples, fingerling potatoes, baby carrots, and fresh herbs.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    18. Baked Apple Pork Chops and Green Beans

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple pork chops with green beans.

    Having a quick and easy dinner is always a treat, and lucky for you this baked apple pork chops and green beans recipe makes an easy and quick dinner that can easily be prepped ahead of time, and then baked right before dinner time.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    19. Honey, Apple, Cheddar, and Bacon Panini

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - honey, apple and cheddar panini.

    This honey, apple, cheddar, and bacon panini isn’t a meanie! Silly rhymes aside, this recipe is absolutely amazing! The sourdough bread, apple butter, cheddar cheese, honeycrisp apples, honey, fresh thyme, and crispy bacon combine to make this fantastic dish.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    20. Homemade Caramel Apples

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - caramel apples.

    As we mentioned earlier, caramel apples are great. Making things homemade makes things go from great to perfect, and that’s what these homemade caramel apples do. They’re perfect tart and sweet, and they made a wonderful apple dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    21. Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls With Cream Cheese Frosting

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - cinnamon rolls.

    Getting back to the desserts, this apple pie cinnamon roll with cream cheese recipe makes a dish that’s fluffy, soft, and filled with apple pie filling. It’s also pretty quick to make, since you don’t have to wait all night long for the dough to rise.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    22. Stuffed Pork Loin with Apples, Cranberries and Pecans

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - stuffed pork loin.

    If you’re a fan of pork, you’ll love this stuffed pork loin with apples, cranberries, and pecans. It’s a perfect mix between sweet and savory, and it’s stuffed with chopped apples, pecans, red onions, and dried cranberries and covered in a brown sugar dijon crust.

    Get the Recipe @ laughingspatula

    23. Autumn Crockpot Pork Roast with Apples and Onions

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - crockpot pork with apples.

    As you may know, we love using our crockpot, so it’s only fitting we include this autumn crockpot pork roast with apples and onions. It simmers during the day, which will fill your house with the scent of autumn flavors, and make your house smell great until it’s ready for dinner time.

    Get the Recipe @ allyscooking

    24. Homemade Apple Cider

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - cider.

    It’s about time we include an apple drink on this list! You’re going to love this homemade apple cider. It can easily be made in a crockpot, instant pot, or right on your stovetop. The apples, water, and spices all combine and make a delicious drink.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    25. Baked Apple Butter Brown Sugar Wings

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple brown sugar wings.

    If you haven’t tried apple butter before, you’re in for a treat. And there’s no better way to try it out than with these baked apple butter brown sugar wings. The wings are baked with brown sugar and then covered with apple butter and a sriracha cream drizzle.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    26. Apple Butter (3-Ways!)

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - apple butter.

    Speaking of apple butter, here are three different ways to make it! There’s instructions on how to make it with a stovetop, a slow cooker, and a pressure cooker, so regardless of what you have in your kitchen, you’ll be ready to make some apple butter!

    Get the Recipe @ jessciagavin

    27. Thanksgiving Kale Salad

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - Thanksgiving kale salad.

    It can be difficult to try making healthier dishes, especially if they’re food you aren’t used to. Luckily for you, this Thanksgiving kale salad is healthy and delicious, so you’ll be able to have a healthy meal that you also love to eat!

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    28. Applesauce

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - applesauce.

    We couldn’t have an apple recipe list without an applesauce recipe on it! This recipe uses only five ingredients: apples, water, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Unlike store-bought applesauce, it doesn’t have all the extra junk, and it tastes even better because it’s homemade!

    Get the Recipe @ sugarspunrun

    29. French Onion and Apple Grilled Cheese

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - French onion apple grilled cheese.

    You might be surprised to see grilled cheese on this list, but this French onion and apple grilled cheese is totally worth making. This recipe takes grilled cheese to a whole new level thanks to the sliced apples, creamy fontina, and gouda cheese.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    30. Chicken Sausage, Apple & Veggie Skillet

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - chicken sausage and apple skillet.

    This chicken sausage, apple, and veggie skillet makes for a healthy and delicious family dinner that will impress even the pickiest of eaters. It uses vegetables like sweet potatoes alongside a myriad of spices, like cinnamon, ginger, thyme, sage, and rosemary.

    Get the Recipe @ foodtalkdaily

    31. Brown Sugar Walnut Apple Pie

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - brown sugar apple walnut pie.

    Of course, we aren’t going to make an apple recipe list without including apple pie, and this brown sugar walnut apple pie might just become your new favorite. The crust of the pie is flaky and buttery, and it has two types of apples!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    32. Lighter Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - chicken salad.

    Another great dish that uses apples is salad, and this lighter apple pecan chicken salad is sure to impress. It’s filled with juicy apple chunks, tart dried cranberries, and crunchy pecans. Whether you’re a salad connoisseur or not, you’ll love this one.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    33. Chicken Harvest Salad

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - chicken harvest salad.

    This chicken harvest salad perfectly encapsulates the flavors and ingredients of the fall season. It uses juicy chicken, crispy bacon, figs, almonds, and apples, and it’s covered in a honey dijon vinaigrette to bring the whole salad together.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    34. Pie Waffles

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - pie waffles.

    Everyone loves dessert for breakfast, and what better way to do it than with apple pie waffles? It’s a pretty easy recipe to make, so it can easily be made when it morning time and you’re still tired, and it makes a perfect breakfast treat!

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    35. Prosciutto Apple and Sage Butter Chicken

    The 35 BEST Apple Recipes - prosciutto apple and sage butter chicken.

    Last but not least is this prosciutto apple and sage butter chicken. The chicken is oven roasted and super cheesy, and it’s paired with honeycrisp apples, roasted garlic, browned butter, and crispy sage. You’re definitely going to love it.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    So if you’re looking to get creative in the kitchen, next time reach for some apples! You won’t regret it. Bon Appétit!

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    Apple recipes.

    35 BEST Apple Recipes

    This great collection of Apple Recipes will give you plenty of inspiration when you have some of your favorite red fruit on hand. For a fun start, try these easy candy apples:


    • 6 apples
    • 2.5 cups sugar
    • 1 cup water
    • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
    • 1 tsp red food coloring


    1. Insert a stick into the stem of each apple, about 3/4 of the way through.
    2. Mix remaining ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Boil until the mixture reached 300°F, measured with a candy thermometer.
    3. Remove mixture from heat and immediately dip the apples in. Remove apples to parchment paper lined sheet.


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