Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes

Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes including Apple Crumble, Applesauce, and other autumn favorites! Just in time for fall harvest!

Hello Apple Season!

You may not be ready for pumpkin season, but apple season started on September 1st. We’ve compiled a list of our Top 10 favorite Easy Apple Recipes so you can take advantage of apple sales and apple season.

Questions you may have about apples:

Q: Can you freeze apple desserts to use later?

A: Yes! Most apple desserts are perfect to freeze and use later. Not only can you freeze apple desserts, you can also freeze apples! 

Q: Is there anything special I need to know about freezing apples? 

A: Wash your apples and prep them for future baking before freezing. If you usually use peeled and sliced apples then you will want to prep them that way.

Place your prepped apples in a freezer friendly container and remove as much air as you can. Freeze for 6 months or more.

Q: What apples are good for baking?

A: The truth is, all apples are good for baking, but some apples break down faster than others.

Traditionally the apples suggested for baking include:

  • Granny Smith
  • Jonagold
  • Macintosh
  • Braeburn
  • Mutsu
  • Spy
  • Fuji.

If you want to have a mix of textures and enhance your flavor experience, then use a mix of apples.

Top 10 Easy Apple Recipes

Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes

Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes including Apple Crumble, Applesauce, and other autumn favorites!

Praline Topped Apple Bread

This delicious apple bread topped with a decadent brown sugar and pecan glaze will be a sure crowd pleaser.

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Quick and Easy Instant Pot Applesauce Recipe

Super easy, kid favorite, and a dinner time staple, this applesauce recipe will have you getting your money's worth out of your Instant Pot.

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Easy Apple Crumble Recipe

Whether you call it a Crumble, a Crisp, a Brown Betty, or something else, all that matters is it's made with apples and a streusel topping. This easy recipe is scrumptious and perfectly paired with a cup of your favorite coffee.

Speaking of coffee, bump it up a notch with Homemade Cinnamon Coffee Creamer, a perfect companion to Apple Crumble.

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Cranberry Apple Muffins

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, muffins are a perfect snack. Make them ahead of time and you'll be good to go!

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No Bake Apple Pie Cheesecakes

Still a little warm this season? No worries about using your oven, these incredible desserts are perfectly quick and NO BAKE.

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Apple Cider-Glazed Ham

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Heading into fall weather, it's imperative to have some apple recipes that can be used for Thanksgiving and other large family gatherings.

Pair this easy recipe with Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole for a truly amazing dinner.

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Caramel Apple Sugar Cookie Pizza

Tired of regular pizza? Or looking for a perfect companion to your Friday night tradition? Look no further! Caramel, apples, cashews, cookie, and cream cheese will make your tastebuds dance!

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Harvest Salad

Even if you're not a Swiss cheese fan, you're going to love this recipe. The sharpness of the cheese melds beautifully with the saltiness of the nuts, the sour notes of the poppyseed dressing, and the sweetness of the apples.

This salad is perfect as a side or as a main dish. Needing a soup to pair it with? Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup is a perfect pairing.

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Bite-Sized Apple Pies

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These little bites are great for letting your little ones help out in the kitchen.

Looking for other recipes your kids can help out with? Try my Apple Nachos recipe!

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Apple Pie Dip

Using pre-made apple butter, this yummy dip is about as easy as it comes! Great for after school, at potlucks, for PTA meetings, for dessert, or whenever you want a little apple kick in your day.

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Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes including Apple Crumble, Applesauce, and other autumn favorites!

The Top 10 Easy Apple Recipes you crave this Fall. Start baking and cooking today with the sweetness of apples!

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8 comments on “Top Ten Easy Apple Recipes”

  1. Betsy

    I love this collection of apple recipes! I can’t wait to get started with the bushel of apples I just got from the orchard!

  2. Trang

    The most helpful thing was what  apples were ideal for baking. Thank you so much for that info!

  3. Laura Reese

    I’ve got apples to use. Thanks for so many options. 

  4. Katie

    These are so helpful! Thank you for sharing!

  5. Katie

    Love having all these on hand for this upcoming fall, because I know we will definitely stock up on apples!

  6. April

    Love these recipes! Apples are so versatile.

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