Fall’s favorite fruit teams up with a little sugar and spice for a Southern roll call of irresistible treats – from caramel apple muffins to pecan pie cobbler.
This pie is packed with apple flavor! Apple jelly adds richness to the filling, and apple cider adds even more flavor in the
flaky cornmeal crust.
Sour cream is the secret to the rich, moist texture of this bread. There's no butter or oil in the batter―only in the glaze.
Cooking over coals isn't just for steaks and burgers any more. Slice into fall's favorite fruit for delicious Grilled Apple
Refrigerated piecrust dough is the speedy secret to these pastry-wrapped baked apples. Firm and juicy Braeburn apples are
excellent for baking. Other good choices are Granny Smith, Cortland, Empire, and Jonagold.
It tastes as good as its fun presentation. Pecans, apples and brown sugar shine in this upside-down pie.
Cashews, cranberries, and paper-thin shavings of Swiss cheese bring a triple hit of fast flavor to this crisp fall salad.
We love it with Lexington-Style Grilled Chicken and Bacon-and-Mushroom Wild Rice.
No rolling pin required for this company-worthy cobbler! Sautée the apples and pears in brown sugar and butter, then pour
on the crust and bake.
Cornbread stuffing mix jump-starts the fast filling for these savory baked apples. They make a simple, but impressive, all-in-one
Searching for the perfect dessert for a tailgating party? This is it – a luscious sheet cake so simple you won’t believe you
started from scratch.
The crisp, sweet snap of Gala apples gives summery coleslaw a cool-weather update – perfect for backyard cookouts. Try it
for supper with Toasted Pecan, Cranberry, and Gorgonzola Turkey Burgers or Barbecue Pork Sandwiches.
Tart Granny Smith apples, sautéed in brown sugar and butter, get topped with the tender, sweet crunch of a pecan-pie muffin
batter. Bake this fall favorite in six individual ramekins or a single casserole dish.
Whip up this top-rated dessert in a flash. The cobbler starts with gingerbread mix and apple pie filling, then calls for a
few standard kitchen staples. The ingredients keep for awhile, so stock up for a batch to make when guests arrive unexpectedly.
Sautéed apple slices baked beneath the batter turn these special muffins into miniature apple upside-down cakes. The same
recipe also makes two luscious loaves of apple bread – perfect for fall picnics and tailgating.
Apples are an easy (and delicious) way to add extra goodness to simple sandwiches – from smoked turkey and Swiss to grilled
Cheddar and bacon. Our latest favorite? Layer crisp sweet Gala apple slices with the peppery bite of arugula and a creamy
blue cheese, honey, and walnut spread.
Everyone loves apple pie, especially fresh from the oven on a chilly fall day. You can make this easy applesauce filling up
to a week ahead and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Tart blackberries and sweet apples caramelize perfectly with layers of buttery cake in this one-pan dessert.
Branch out and get creative with some of our favorite caramel apple toppings. We used Southern magnolia twigs; other branches
may render the apples inedible. When in doubt, use craft sticks or large pretzel sticks.
Make a simple, rustic apple tart with Granny Smith apples plus a few other ingredients you probably already have on hand:
flour, butter, and salt.
A sugary spin on a cream cheese classic with a crisp bruléed topping.
This cake is down-home delicious and so easy you won't believe you started from scratch.
These are prettiest the day they are made. After standing overnight, the caramel melts into the muffins. (They're still delicious!)
This shortbread crust is the perfect foil for ice cream.
If the title of this dessert recipe doesn't send you running for the kitchen, then you need to read it again. We've packed
all your favorite desserts into one must-try indulgence. Cheesecake, brownies, and caramel apples... What more could you want?
Apple and caramel are simple ingredients, but when combined they form a delectable treat. Top off these cupcakes with toasted
pecans to create a traditional fall favorite. We love to add the tiny crab apples as a garnish for extra-special occasions.
Be sure to press the cream cheese pastry dough all the way up the sides of the mini muffin cups so the tart shells will be
deep enough to hold a generous amount of filling.
There's enough filling to make a second batch of these delicious pies, or you can freeze it for later. Serve warm or at room
Use any firm cooking apple, such as 'Jonagold' or 'Honeycrisp,' or a combo for extra flavor and texture.
Grilling over the indirect heat of a two-zone fire mimics oven heat. An aromatic rack of early fall apples and vegetables
catches all the chicken’s flavorful juices.
Ready to move beyond the classic shrimp cocktail? We thought so! Hard cider (fermented apple juice) infuses the shrimp with
a faint hint of sweetness and subtle fruitiness.
This refreshing, citrusy drink goes from kitchen to cooler with ease.
Savor the flavors of cranberries and apples as they come together with a holiday favorite—pecan shortbread—in this stunning
Our twist on apple cobbler is both darling and delectable. Who could resist buttery biscuit dough rolled with almonds and
brown sugar baked into a pretty pinwheel crust?
Sweet carrots go together perfectly with citrusy apple and ginger spice to make a warm, satisfying dish.
No panini press? Cook your sandwiches in a skillet 4 minutes on each side with a pan on top.
This colorful, fresh side is the perfect complement to almost any entreé.
This delicious apple bundt cake features a sweet cream cheese filling and homemade praline frosting. Garnish the frosting
with extra toasted pecans.
Thinly sliced pancetta (unsmoked Italian bacon cured with salt and spices) and a few quick twists of kitchen string turn an
inexpensive pork loin into a party-worthy dish.
Caramelized apples are artfully arranged on top of this rich and delicious cheesecake for a perfect dessert.
Add a sweet flourish to any dessert with these thin, crispy apple chips.
Feed the gang with one large 5- to 6-pound bird or two smaller ones. To achieve golden brown skin, first roast at high heat,
then turn the oven temperature down to cook the chicken through. Serve with sweet potatoes and apples for a perfect finish.
Making an apple pie has never been so easy. Simply toss apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar, and spoon over a refrigerated pie
crust in the cast-iron skillet. Top with the other crust and bake.
Serve warm over cakes, ice cream, or brownies for a decadent dessert.
Fresh apples and apple cider vinegar give this classic Southern dish some extra pop.
The topping on this bundt—a maple glaze with sugared pecans and pumpkin seeds—will make your guests ooh and ahh.
Sauerkraut meets coleslaw in this vinegar-based salad, while the paper-thin apple slices and finely shredded cabbage add rich
This apple-and-berry-packed pie is extra-tasty because of the white-Cheddar cheese crust that provides a sigh-worthy companion
for the sweet fruit filling.
A green bean and apple sandwich? Trust us on this one. We fell for the combo of tender beans, crisp apples, salty Parm, and
tangy dressing. Keep it tidy by hollowing out the baguette to create a cradle for the fillings.
Apple slices and aromatic vegetables line the turkey's roasting pan, creating a colorful rack that adds terrific flavor to
both the turkey and pan juices.
If you plan on making an apple pie for dessert, pick up some extra Granny Smith apples for this savory pizza. Sweet fig preserves
and goat cheese pair perfectly with the tart apples.
Slightly sweet parsnips are paired with Fuji apples and roasted with fresh sage, nutmeg, and allspice for a great fall side
Give classic blonde brownies a makeover by adding diced apples to the mix. The apple and butterscotch flavors taste so great
together you'll wonder why you never tried this before.
It's impossible to resist the rich and nutty taste of browned butter. But when used in a frosting on top of Mocha-Apple Cake,
it's to-die-for good!
Everyone loves the chocolate, coconut, and pecan layers of Hello Dolly Bars. But throw in a layer of chopped Granny Smiths
and people will rave!
Raw fennel is crisp and tasty, a perfect complement to apples and arugula. Test kitchen professional Marian Cooper Cairns
recommends using a handheld mandoline for ultrathin apple slices.
This buttery mixture of pecans, brown sugar, and tart Granny Smiths makes for an irresistible treat.
Complement any menu with this no-fuss party appetizer.
Short on time? You can still enjoy the flavors of this classic, comforting dessert. To make these apple bundles you only need
six ingredients, including refrigerated piecrust, frozen spiced apples, and jarred caramel sauce.
This delightful salad combines the flavors of sliced apple, cucumber, and sugared pecans.
Save those apple peels and brew up a bottle of this syrup. It adds a trendy twist to tea, but you can also serve it in place
of maple syrup with pancakes, oatmeal, or a warm baked apple.
Trussing the roast promotes even cooking. If you prefer, ask your butcher to do it for you.
This deluxe version of spinach salad features a tangy sweet maple syrup vinaigrette, sliced apple, onion and and goat cheese
and is topped with sweet curried pecans.
After baking the pie, top it off with caramel and vanilla ice cream. You'll be lucky if you have any leftovers.
You can find apple cider either with shelf-stable or refrigerated juices. It doesn't matter which one you choose, so select
the best value. Use dry sherry, not the much sweeter cream sherry.
Finely crushed oat-and-honey granola bars, chopped crystallized ginger, and thick Greek yogurt are the secrets to this delectable
and good-for-you dessert.
Pork, cabbage, and apples are a classic combination. With plenty of spices—and even a beer to add flavor—this one-dish meal
will become a staple in your household.
Granny Smith apples work beautifully in this sweet and tangy dessert.
Make your very own applesauce with this easy recipe. For the best taste and texture, use a variety of apples.
These bite-size melt-in-your-mouth sliders hit the spot for easy dining. You'll love the sharp white Cheddar, apple slices,
Festive flavors like cinammon, nutmeg, and pecans combine perfectly with sweet potatoes and a Rome Beauty apple.
These starters look elegant on a serving platter--guests will be fooled by how quick and easy they really are. Assemble up
to one hour ahead, cover with damp paper towels, and chill. Serve coarse-grain mustard or chutney alongside the skewers.
A creamy tuna-apple mixture fills mini-phyllo pastry shells and is topped with Havarti cheese slices to make a tasty, bite-sized
Prepare tuna salad in advance for an instant meal from the fridge. Cucumber, onion, Granny Smith apple, and a Lemon Aïoli
elevate the taste of canned tuna to extraordinary. Serve on bread or over a bed of salad greens.
Increase both the color and the flavor of your cornbread stuffing by adding cubed butternut squash, sweet potato, and Granny
Simmered apple cider vinegar gives the pork a flavorful finishing touch. Serve alongside Caramelized Apples and roasted vegetables such as carrots, parsnips, and onions.
Wake up to big flavor with a warm spoonful of this rich topping on your waffles or pancakes.
This bread pudding is from New Orleans chef Leah Chase, the queen of Creole cuisine. And yes, it does call for 5 tablespoons
of vanilla extract!
These fragrant, easy-to-make treats are a delicious ending to any meal.
This creamy chicken salad pairs perfectly with the crunch of pecans, Granny Smith apples, red onions, and celery.
Made from scratch, with fresh Rome apples, tender homemade dough, and rich, spiced syrup, these apple dumplings are definitely
worth your time and effort.
This spin on the traditional salad tosses spinach leaves in the mix and uses a vinaigrette tinted with cinnamon instead of
mayonniase to coat the salad.
Shortcake's not just meant for berries. This one sports a spiced apple filling piled onto a sweet potato biscuit.
Nice and versatile, these sweet apples are delicious served over ice cream or pound cake but also taste great alone.
The combination of roasted Golden Delicious apples, sweet potatoes, and pecans topped with a honey-bourbon glaze is positively
Try this easy spiced apples recipe for brunch, as a side dish, or served warm over vanilla ice cream for an indulgent after-dinner
Starting with packaged caramel apple wraps make these tasty apples eerily easy to make and a fun project to do with the kids.
The presence of apple elevates this often overlooked veggie to new and delicious heights.
Reminiscent of traditional potato salad, Power Salad blends the healthful yet candy-like flavors of sweet potatoes, Granny
Smith apples, and raisins in a light dressing. Walnuts and apple slices provide a crunch to each bite. Make this salad several
hours in advance to let the flavors blend.