19 Flavorful Apple Recipes
Having trouble getting your apple a day? Discover our easy and satisfying apple dishes.
Rediscover this classic dish: Tart Granny Smith apples mixed with sweet yogurt give the salad extra punch while still keeping it light.
- Recipe: Waldorf Salad
Baked apples and sweet huckleberries make an unexpected but delicious combination. These sweet individual tarts look so put together, partygoers will think you spent hours baking.
- Recipe: Apple-Huckleberry Tarts
Similar to quiche, this dish pairs sweet braised apples and tart crème fraîche for a scrumptious brunch meal.
These delectable sweets aren’t just for kids! Sticky caramel, luscious bittersweet chocolate, and yummy sprinkles coat a tart Granny Smith apple for the ultimate fall confection.
For a sweet-and-sour dish, try this tangy slaw. Granny Smith apples, cherries, and cranberries come together to create a refreshing side.
- Recipe: Country Apple Slaw
Contrary to its name, this cocktail is actually nonalcoholic. Spiced apple cider and red grape juice make it sweet, but balsamic vinegar adds a touch of tang.
- Recipe: Spiced Apple-Brandy Wine
For this fruity, festive cocktail, pick a medium- to full-bodied red wine you’d enjoy as-is, nothing too iffy. Apple cider, orange-pineapple juice, and fresh citrus fruit amp up the wine’s flavor.
- Recipe: Mulled Cider and Wine
Tart Granny Smith apples, cider vinegar, and whipping cream create a delicious sauce for this already tasty fish.
This fresh twist on classic salsa will have your taste buds dancing with tangy goodness. The sweetness of brown sugar balances a touch of heat from the jalepeño chile.
- Recipe: Green Apple-Cucumber Salsa
Two of fall’s favorite foods create a wow-worthy dessert guaranteed to impress. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar add to the natural sweetness, and the Bourbon whipped cream creates a daring topping.
- Recipe: Sweet Potato Apple Cobbler
The Cupola House, a historic home and gardens on Edenton Bay in North Carolina, serves this wassail annually during the holidays, but we think it’s delicious year-round! Apple cider, frozen lemonade, and flavorful spices create a warm, soothing drink.
- Recipe: Cupola House Wassail
Try a sweet twist on classic French Onion soup. We suggest Honeycrisp or Pink Lady apples for the best taste.
- Recipe: French Onion-and-Apple Soup
This refreshing dessert is easy and delicious—tart Granny Smith apples and sweet maple sauce over classic vanilla ice cream. It just goes to prove sometimes simple is best.
- Recipe: Maple Apples with Ice Cream
Chopped dried apples and apple brandy replace the classic Bourbon sauce in this moist bread pudding. With reduced-fat milk and raisins, this dish is not only tasty, but also surprisingly light!
Fresh apple cider gives a sweet kick to juicy pork loin in this easy sandwich recipe. Nutty walnut pesto helps bring out the flavor.
This dish features three different types of apples, combined with all the delicious ingredients of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Whip it together after the holidays for a savory breakfast and to help get rid of leftovers.
- Recipe: Day-After-Thanksgiving Hash
Try this fresh salad for a quick and healthful lunch. Apple juice and McIntosh apple wedges pair nicely with Bartlett pears, freshly grated cheddar cheese, and chopped pecans for a texture-rich meal.
Try this yummy French staple for a special breakfast or brunch. Granny Smith apples and cinnamon lend a luscious apple pie flavor to the crepes.
- Recipe: Apple Crepes
Tart Granny Smith apples offset savory cheddar and tangy honey mustard in these simple sandwiches.