Got a bag of farm fresh apples this fall and wondering what to make with them? Well, if you are looking for "what to cook with apples", then you are in the right place. Today, we are sharing over 30 of our best and most popular apple recipes including everything from breakfast and snack recipes, dinner recipes, and all the apple desserts (cinnamon sugar + apples = the perfect match). You are bound to find something warm and cozy to make tonight!
Best Apple Breakfast and Snacks
Soft fluffy applesauce pancakes is the best fall breakfast, loaded with leftover applesauce, hint of cinnamon, and a delicious caramel apple topping.
One-ingredient homemade baked apple chips are healthy, light, crispy and crave-worthy. Plus, unlike most store-bought chips, these contain no added sugar.
Make your mornings a little easier by prepping this delicious and easy cinnamon apple granola aka apple pie granola ahead of time and I promise you’ll never buy store-bought again.
Homemade applesauce is a quick and easy fall treat with just 3 ingredients and very little time and effort. Serve it as a healthy snack or dessert.
The best way to get your "apple-a-day" daily is in a healthy apple pie fall smoothie! Ready in 5 minutes, it's got the taste of an apple pie, without all the calories.
Homemade applesauce bread is fluffy, moist, and delicious. Loaded with fall flavors that transforms your favorite snack into a loaf cake.
Spiced apple oatmeal muffins with crumb topping are packed with fresh apples, fall spices, and oats, to make the perfect breakfast, lunch or snack!
Quick and easy cinnamon apple baked oatmeal topped with a crumbled streusel-like topping is the best fall make-ahead breakfast. Prep it in 10 minutes.
Slow cooker applesauce is delicious, healthy, kid-friendly, packed with warm and cozy fall flavors, and easy to make with just 10 minutes prep.
Best Apple Dinner Recipes
One of my favourite fall dinner recipes is quick, easy, one pan apple cider chicken with butternut squash, apples, and thyme, cooked in an apple cider sauce. Serve this fall meal in just 40 minutes. Don't forget some crusty bread to soak up all that juice.
Easy butternut squash and apple soup with toasted croutons and pancetta is simple yet packed with flavour. It's healthy, warm, cozy and pure comfort food.
Arugula salad with apple and pecan is a quick and easy fall salad made with fresh seasonal ingredients in just minutes. Perfect for a holiday dinner table.
Easy one pan honey glazed roast pork is moist, tender, and juicy, coated with an irresistible honey glaze and packed with potatoes, green beans and apples.
Tender and juicy apple dijon braised chicken thighs with potatoes is juicy, tender and so succulent that it falls off the bone, yet so crispy outside. Serve with some bread to soak up all that juice. Try homemade ciabatta rolls or green onion dinner rolls.
Have an apple today and keep the doctor away with this fresh, fall favourite -- apple walnut salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Throw together crisp apples, crunchy walnuts, and sweet cranberries for a taste of the holidays.
Cranberry walnut bread paired with sautéed apples, onions and rosemary is exactly what your holiday table needs! Hello cranberry walnut apple stuffing!
Crisp apples, peppery arugula, crunchy pecans and warm, melty aged cheddar cheese … you seriously cannot go wrong with apple and arugula flatbread.
Cozy winter kale salad with apple cider vinaigrette is easy to make with crispy apples, tangy goat cheese and crunchy spiced pecans in under 10 minutes.
Fall harvest salad with roasted butternut squash and apple is the only salad recipe you need this fall or winter. It's healthy, wholesome, and nourishing.
Best Apple Desserts
This braided lattice apple pie is packed with cinnamon apples tossed in a caramel sauce and sealed in a buttery, flaky pie crust with a braided lattice top. Serve it with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream.
Individual apple crisp are served in ramekins so that you and your guests can enjoy single-sized servings meaning you will get the crunchy corners of crumble all to yourself. Add a big scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream on top for maximum happiness.
Sweet and tart cranberry-apple cobbler with biscuits is packed with fresh fruit and a buttery biscuit topping. This holiday favourite is easy to make.
Decadent and light, homemade healthier caramel apple fall cheesecake is made with a graham cracker crust, topped with caramel apples and caramel sauce. It's fall heaven.
Easy homemade apple hand pies/turnovers are the perfect fall treat -- stuffed with tender apples and cinnamon and wrapped in crispy, flakey, buttery crust.
Apple crisp with tender cinnamon-sugar apples and crispy oat topping is sweet, tart, and just as delicious as an apple pie but takes a lot less effort.
Nothing says fall better than a classic and traditional caramel apples. Dip them in chocolate and nuts for a fun treat.
Apple cardamom cake with caramel pecan butter frosting is the perfect fall cake and is made by combining all your favourite fall flavours together.
How to Make Ahead and Store
You can make or prepare some of these apple recipes ahead of time. You can store the desserts and baked goods at room temperature for 1-2 days. You can also store them in the refrigerator for up to one week or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Confirm storing instructions by checking each recipe.
To reheat any of these recipes and serve them warm, reheat in a 300F preheated oven or air fryer for 5-15 minutes until fully warmed through, depending on the recipe. If heating from frozen, let it thaw first and then reheat.
Did You Make Any of These Apple Recipes?
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