20 Sweet And Savory Apple Recipes
Apples enjoy a heightened season during the fall and what better time to try new and creative Apple recipes than with autumn’s favorite fruit. Sweet, juicy, crisp and tart are just a few of the reasons why apples are such a versatile fruit that works well in both sweet and savory dishes.
This collection of recipes goes beyond the classic apple pie. From pastries to pork chops, from soups to salads and from appetizers to beverages, you’ll discover all the creative ways that you can cook with apples. You’ll have no trouble eating an apple a day with these 20 sweet and savory apple recipes!
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Must Try Sweet Apple Recipes
Guaranteed to be the easiest, but most delicious applesauce you will ever make. Pressure cooking in the Instant Pot, and using cinnamon sticks not powder results in a silky smooth texture and beautiful color. Prepared all in one pot, you can make a large batch with little effort and super easy clean up. Using fresh apples from the fall harvest this recipe is budget friendly and so much better than store bought
Instant Pot Apple Sauce by Love on a Plate
These are possibly the most decadent baked apples you will ever make. Cored apples get a little extra sweetener from honey, and then packed with a delicious streusel and baked perfection. But wait! There’s more! Top them off with a bourbon vanilla mascarpone cream mixture that is simply out of this world. Perfection!
Baked Apples With Bourbon Vanilla Mascarpone Cream by Beyond Mere Sustenance
These elegant puff pastry roses look impressive and are a wonderful dessert to serve when company is coming. Follow the step by step tutorial for creating these masterpieces and be prepared for rave reviews!
Apple Rose Puffed Pastries by To Simply Inspire
Here’s a healthier version of apple cider where you don’t need to add additional sugar in order to have an awesome cider. The apples are sweet enough and when added to a slow cooker with spices, you’ll have the perfect fall drink to enjoy!
Homemade Apple Cider by Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even as a desert, this make-ahead casserole is a crowd favorite for fall and the holidays. The prep takes just 10 minutes, then into the fridge it goes for a sleepover. Pop it in the oven the next day and savor the amazing aroma as it bakes. Serve and soak up the compliments!
Overnight Cinnamon Apple Baked French Toast Casserole by Life Love And Sugar
For the ultimate portable apple experience, try these adorable hand pies! These are kid-approved but they also make awesome tailgating or game day desserts. Grab, munch and enjoy!
Apple Hand Pies by Brown Eyed Baker
This gorgeous lattice-topped pie is actually a healthier version that uses a whole grain crust. It’s also dairy-free, but you won’t miss any of that because it’s spiced to perfection, has a scrumptious piled high apple filling and is a delight to behold. Enjoy!
Healthier Apple Pie by Fit Mitten Kitchen
This delicious version of overnight oats is a great meal-prep option for those busy mornings. Diced Honeycrisp apples work well for this recipe. Don’t be surprised if it tastes like you’re eating apple pie for breakfast. We won’t tell!
Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats by Well Plated
Shortbread meets apple pie with these gluten-free bars that are finished with a pretty sugar drizzle. If gluten-free isn’t your thing, just substitute with regular all-purpose flour. These are thick and substantial bars that make a yummy fall fruit dessert.
Gluten Free Apple Pie Shortbread Bars by Zesty Olive
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Must Try Savory Apple Recipes
Your holiday appetizer table will have your guests gobbling up these bites of savory bliss. It’s worth the time it takes to make this awesome mixture that gets placed on top of puff pastry squares and then baked. So delicious you’ll probably need to make more than one batch!
Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, Apple and Gruyere Bites by Table For Two
Take whatever cut of pork chops you have, boneless or bone in, and create the ultimate fall meal made with delicious apples as well as apple cider to lend that classic sweetness to this dish. A family favorite!
Apple Pork Chops by Dinner At The Zoo
This outrageously flavorful soup combines some of the best of fall’s bounty and spices. While this recipe sounds impressive it’s actually easy to make. For a smooth soup, you’ll want to purée it with an immersion blender and then add the fried halloumi cheese and fresh sage to finish it. A lovely soup to celebrate autumn.
Butternut Squash And Apple Soup by Floating Kitchen
Here’s a savory salad that’s a must-make for the autumn season. It’s everything that a fall salad should be and more. It’s healthy, easy to make and the colors are eye-candy for the soul and stomach. A fall fruit and greens winner!
Pear And Apple Spinach Salad by Rhubarbarians
Up level your chicken salad with a seasonal twist! Apples, cranberries and pecans give a basic chicken salad recipe a sweet and crunchy lift. The mixture, of course, works well as a sandwich, but you can also use it in lettuce rolls or atop a bed of leafy greens. But if you’re impatient, just eat it as is!
Fall Chicken Salad With Apples, Cranberries And Pecans by Tastes Lovely
Here’s a delightfully easy appetizer that takes just minutes to put together! Top apple slices with cheese, wrap in smoked prosciutto, brush with honey and bake. Serve them on their own basil leaf for an absolutely savory appetizer bite.
Smoked Prosciutto Wrapped Apple Bites by Culinary Ginger
These Honeycrisp apples are stuffed with a savory ground turkey mixture that’s full of sage and raisins and then baked in a vinegar bath for the ultimate savory experience. It’s the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Delish!
Turkey And Sage Stuffed Apples by Running To The Kitchen
This 10 minutes slaw gets its tang from a creamy yogurt dressing and its sweetness from apples and cranberries. It’s a colorful salad that makes a great side item for the holidays and beyond.
Creamy Apple Slaw With Cranberries by The Flavours of Kitchen
This savory pie dough is the perfect vehicle for a cheesy chicken and apple filling. Bake this delectable galette for a change of pace from your usual pizza night. You’ll love it and the family will, too!
Apple Chicken And Cheddar Galette by Honey And Birch
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