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    Cranberry Apple Sheet Pie

    My husband loves pie, so I made one with apples, raspberries and cranberries. This apple cranberry slab pie is so good, I bend the rules and let the grandkids have it for breakfast. —Brenda Smith, Curran, Michigan

    Puff Pastry Apple Strudel

    This puff pastry apple strudel is such a fun recipe. It can be served alone or with a side salad....


    Savory Rice-Stuffed Apples

    My family has several apple trees, so I am challenged to create new recipes each fall. This side dish is...


    Maple and Cream Apple Pie

    The cream in this pie makes it so rich and delicious. If you're looking for something a little out of...


    Apple Cake with Homemade Buttermilk Sauce

    This apple cake with buttermilk sauce recipe is super easy. Top with spiced apples, drizzle with the warm sauce and...

    Grandma’s Apple Cake

    My grandma's apple cake recipe is perfect for fall gatherings. With lightly spiced apples and a sweet glaze, each slice...


    Apple Maple Chops

    This apple and maple pork chop recipe is one of my family's favorites—my children just love it. The pork is...

    Spiced Apple Muffin Bread

    2 reviews

    Instead of sprinkling with cinnamon sugar before baking, you could also add your favorite streusel topping to make this bread...


    Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

    This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a...


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    How to Make Apple Spice Cake (with Brown Sugar Frosting!)

    Serve up a slice of fall by learning how to make apple spice cake. It's so good, you'll reach for...


    How to Make Traditional Caramel Apples

    Learn how to make homemade caramel for out-of-this-world classic caramel apples.

    The Best Apples for Baking, Cooking and Eating

    With so many apple varieties, it can be hard to know which ones to pick! Here's your guide to the...


    How to Make Easy Caramel Apples, Step by Step

    We love to eat caramel apples this time of year. You can learn how to make caramel apples at home...


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    How to Make the Best Apple Crisp

    Learn how to make apple crisp—the easy homey alternative to classic apple pie.


    How to Store Apples and Keep Them Fresh

    Whether you picked apples at an orchard or bought them at the store, learn how to store apples to keep...


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    How to Make German Apple Cake Just Like Oma

    Embrace fall flavors and homey feelings with German apple cake—an old-fashioned dessert that's so delicious, we keep making it today.

    Sausage and Pancake Casserole

    11 reviews

    Trial and error made this pancake casserole recipe one that my family asks for time and time again. It's so...


    Slow-Cooked Pumpkin Apple Cobbler

    3 reviews

    This spiced cobbler with apples and cranberries is sure to please all of your holiday guests. It is perfect for...


    How to Make Easy Apple Cobbler

    Three words to describe this apple cobbler: easy, comforting and down-right delicious. The best part? It takes three simple steps...


    Ninja Foodi Apple Crisp

    When the temperature drops and winter rolls in, it's the perfect time for this warm and satisfying Ninja Foodi apple...


    Polish Kraut with Apples

    The combination of apples, sauerkraut and smoked sausage gives this hearty dinner an old-world flavor. I enjoy this, and it's...


    Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler

    1 review

    This homey Dutch oven apple cobbler is always a big hit with my family. We like to serve it with...



    Pressure-Cooker Turkey with Berry Compote

    This delicious dish gives you a way to get all that yummy turkey flavor without heating up the house, and...

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    Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

    1 review

    This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a...


    Apple Cake for Passover

    Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee,...


    Air-Fryer Apple Pie Egg Rolls

    2 reviews

    These easy apple pie egg rolls can be prepared as needed, using egg roll wrappers as vessels for the fruit...


    40 Apple Slow Cooker Recipes

    Take advantage of the season by turning to the slow cooker. These warm and cozy apple recipes are best in...


    These Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookie Bars Are Perfect for Fall

    A simple hack makes this caramel apple bar recipe so fast that it will instantly become your go-to fall treat!


    The Best Apples for Apple Pie

    Some apples are good for snacking, and others are better suited for baking. These are the best apples for apple...