Autumn is officially here, and you know what that means… an abundance of glorious apples! Apple picking is available aplenty out in the country, and almost everyone has a friend with an overfilled apple tree in their yard. So what do you do when you just have too many apples? Make these apple recipes!
When you’ve gotten your fill of fresh apples for the season and still have a pile of apples left, it’s time to get to work in the kitchen. This list of apple recipes is sure to prepare you for a fun day of baking and cooking to use up those apples before they go bad.
Apples are such a versatile fruit. They can be canned, dried, cooked, and baked. We’ve put together a big list with a variety of options to help you use up those apples!
How to Store Fresh Apples
Keep those apples fresh for eating and snacking in a root cellar if you have one. If you don’t have one, know that apples like it cold and humid for long term storage.
Use your refrigerator’s crisper drawer to keep them for several weeks. Place a damp towel over the top of them in the drawer to provide a little extra humidity.
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Tools to Make Cooking with Apples Easier
Let’s be honest, one only needs a good sharp knife to peel, core, and chop apples. However, there are some amazing, effective, and frugal tools that make it a little faster and easier.
Want to core and slice a bunch of apples easily but leave the peels on? Try these simple slicers, that do an entire apple at once with a push of the hand. These are really great if you’re going to run a bunch through a juicer and don’t want the cores dulling the blades.
Abundant Apple Recipes to Inspire
Make the use of your abundant apple harvest with these recipe for preserving and fresh eating.
Easily save those apples for eating later with these delicious preservation ideas and recipes.
Tart apples are coated with a luxuriously rich salted caramel sauce then piled into a flaky fool-proof pie crust, topped with buttery, brown sugar streusel, and baked until bubbly, saucy, and golden before being smothered with even more salted caramel sauce.
These Fried Apple Hand Pies are made with homemade apple pie filling, pie crust or refrigerated biscuit dough. Make these fried apple pies the day before and fry them up fresh in the morning for a wonderful treat!
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Apple Pie Cookies are fluffy, moist, and packed with delicious flavor thanks to the cinnamon, apple, and vanilla. Enjoy these healthy cookies on a cozy fall morning or as a late-night treat!
This moist and delicious Vegan Apple Cake tastes like fall and is just as easy to make as box cake mix. A healthier version of what Bubbe used to make, this cake is sweet, soft, and a tiny bit crunchy when you get a little pop of baked apple!
Green Apple panna, a refreshing summer drink made out of green apples, seasoned with roasted cumin powder, black salt and mint leaves. This summer cooler, Panna, is synonym to summer season in India. Summer is the time when you most enjoy this fresh chilled drink that not only beat the heat but also helps in keep you hydrate and energize.
Loves apples? Well you cannot go wrong with this apple smoothie, totally veganised without compromising the taste. You can’t go wrong with this simply yet tasty smoothie made from frozen apples, almond milk, walnuts, chia/flaxseeds, cinnamon and dates to sweeten things up a little