Apples are one of those fruits that everyone has in their kitchen. Be that in a fruit bowl or at the bottom of the fridge. So if you are looking to use those apples simply and deliciously, here are some amazing recipes that you should try out!
Apples are one of the most versatile fruits in the world. Not only are they delicious, sweet and incredibly healthy, but they can also be used in a variety of different dishes.
From cakes, crumbles, pies, stews, salads and soups - apples can pretty much go in anything.
So this apple season, why not test these humble fruits to their limits and see just how many recipes you can use them in.
Down below we have compiled a selection of 25 unique and fantastic apple recipes that are sure to keep you and your loved ones fed and happy.
1. Homemade Apple Pie
To begin we had to pick a classic. Apple pie is easily one of the most delicious and beloved apple dishes in the whole world.
Rich spiced apple topped with warm buttery pastry - what could be better? Apple pie can be especially decadent when you make it all from scratch. And yes, we mean the pastry too!
Recipe Source: Inspired Taste
2. Parsnip & Apple Soup With Black Lentils & Vegetable Crisps
If you want to experiment with a recipe that has a unique concept, then why not make some rich and creamy parsnip and apple soup? Not only does it taste good but it looks good as well.
Recipe Source: Lauren Caris Cooks
3. British Apple Crumble
Apple crumble is a very popular dessert in the UK and it is simply wonderful when cooked right. Paired with some ice cream or custard, this apple recipe is one to beat!
Recipe Source: Pink Lady Apples
4. Apple Salad With Raisins and Walnuts
If you’ve never added sliced apples to a salad, now’s the time to give it a try. Not only is this apple salad fresh and light, but it is also extremely healthy and perfect as a starter.
Recipe Source: Foolproof Living
5. French Apple Cake
Apples are delicious in pies and crumbles, but can you imagine what they’re like in cakes? Soft sweet apples surrounded by light golden sponge is a pair made in heaven. Check out the recipe and you’ll soon agree.
Recipe Source: Once Upon A Chef
6. Pork Tenderloin With Apples In A Creamy Sauce
We all know pork goes great with apples and this rich and creamy dish only confirms it. Quick and easy to make, this dish is perfect for a quiet night in with your special someone.
Recipe Source: Super Golden Bakes
7. No-Bake Apple Pie Parfaits
Let’s face it, not everyone is a baker. So if you’re looking at these recipes with sweat on your brown, there’s no need to panic. This simple and decadent dish gives you all the flavor of an apple pie but without having to heat the oven.
Recipe Source: My Organized Chaos
8. Toffee Apples
Another golden classic, toffee apples have been enjoyed by people for hundreds of years. Relatively easy to make, these sugary treats will always be a hit with children around Halloween.
Recipe Source: Sally’s Baking Addiction
9. Skillet Pork Chops With Apple & Bacon
Why not add a twist to a traditional recipe and prepare your pork chops with apple and bacon? You won’t be disappointed - trust us!
Recipe Source: The Anthony Kitchen
10. Apple Fritter Breakfast Cake
Make breakfast more exciting by baking this rich and golden apple fritter breakfast cake. Light as a feather and mouth-wateringly good, this cake is the perfect accompaniment to your morning cup of coffee.
Recipe Source: Courtney’s Sweets
11. Spiced Russian Apple Punch
Apple and cinnamon are a traditional and effective partnership. So why not test the limits of this iconic duo and try this spiced apple punch?
Ideal for autumnal events, this refreshing punch can be made with or without alcohol. Also, it’s completely vegan!
Recipe Source: Elephantastic Vegan
12. Moroccan Apple Beef Stew
When it comes to cooking, it’s always exciting to try new and exotic recipes. That’s why we have included this Moroccan apple beef stew on the list.
Savoury, aromatic and with just a little kick - this stew is a unique dish that will please the whole family.
Recipe Source: Taste of Home
13. Homemade Apple Ice Cream
If you’re looking for something creamy and refreshing, then try this amazing homemade apple ice cream. Not only is it delicious and delicate, but it also requires no churning to make! How about that?
Recipe Source: Cook Clean Repeat
14. Apple Pull-Apart Bread
What’s better than apples, cinnamon and sugar? Well, how about all that but baked into a loaf of bread? Delicious and filling, this simplistic recipe will change the way you see apples forever.
Recipe Source: Beyond The Chicken Coop
15. Apple Celery Salad With Walnuts & Goats Cheese
Didn’t we say apples were good in a salad? This easy to prepare dish takes apples to a whole new level of flavor. Fresh and elegant, this salad is ideal for a light lunch or intellectual dinner party.
Recipe Source: Everyday Delicious
16. Easy Apple Popsicles
If you want a recipe that is perfect for a hot summer’s day, then take a look at these easy apple popsicles. Requiring little to no preparation, these tangy and refreshing ice treats are simple to make and ideal for sunny days in the garden.
Recipe Source: Keep Calm And Eat Ice Cream
17. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
Oatmeal cookies are pretty delicious on an average day. But imagine what they’re like with some added apples and cinnamon.
Good? We think so! Not only do these cookies melt in your mouth, but they are highly nutritious and can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Recipe Source: Natalie’s Health
18. Cabbage Salad With Apples & Walnuts
Another simplistic salad that uses apples for some added punch. This cabbage salad is delicious, refreshing and easy to make. You can enjoy it as a healthy lunch or as a side dish to a larger meal.
Recipe Source: A Couple Cooks
19. Cinnamon Apple Baked Donuts
Is there anything better than a crispy and sweet donut? Well, how about apple donuts positively covered with warm cinnamon?
Sounds good right? Then why not make them yourself with this handy recipe? You won’t be disappointed if you do.
Recipe Source: Chew Out Loud
20. Apple Cider Pumpkin Shandy
If you’re looking for an autumnal cocktail that is sure to please your social circle, then why not make this refreshing apple cider pumpkin shandy.
All it takes is some pumpkin beer and cider and you’ll have a delicious and bubbly drink in no time at all. It also looks particularly attractive in a cinnamon-rimmed glass.
Recipe Source: Hunger Thirst Play
21. Fried Apples
This warm and cheery dish should be a staple for any Fall dinner party. Not only does it capture the essence of the season, but it captures the essence of country cooking as well.
Spicy and delicious, this dish is best served warm with some vanilla ice cream.
Recipe Source: Food Folks & Fun
22. Savory Apple Thyme Tart
Next, we have a delicious vegetarian recipe that is simple to make and ideal for large family gatherings.
Made using apples, thyme, caramelized onions and rich Gruyere cheese - this delicate tart can be delightfully paired with a simple green leaf salad.
Recipe Source: Le Petit Eats
23. Apple Spice Crumble Bar
These moist dessert bars are perfect for crisp autumn days and can be enjoyed with coffee in the morning. Soft to the touch and topped with zesty cinnamon and sugar crumble, these bars are simply to die for.
Recipe Source: Brooklyn Farm Girl
24. Easy Apple Strudel
A favorite pastry in Eastern Europe, apple strudel is another classic apple dish that promises to please even the fussiest eater.
Made from warm spiced apples wrapped in a rich and flaky crust, this particular dish goes beautifully with whipped cream.
Recipe Source: Annie’s Noms
25. Instant Pot Applesauce
If you have a lot of apples that you want to use up, then you can always indulge in making some classic apple sauce.
Easy to make and store, applesauce can be enjoyed as a pudding, cooking ingredient and even as an accompaniment to pork and other meats.
Recipe Source: Leelalicious