Now that Autumn is officially underway and apples are in season, it is about time to hit up your local orchard. There is no better way to celebrate apple season and Fall than with a roundup of delicious apple recipes. Try these treats for appetizers, brunch, snacks, or dessert.
Delicious Apple Recipes
Author: Laura Fuentes
- 6 Apples, Washed
- 1 NatureSeal Fresh Cut Produce Envelope
- 8 Ounce Cold Water
- ⅓ Cup Melted White Chocolate
- ⅓ Cup Melted Milk Chocolate
- ⅓ Cup Almond Butter or Nut-Free Butter, Melted
- Colored sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, unsweetened coconut, granola, raisins, ground cinnamon etc.
- Cut apple slices into ⅓ inch-thick slices. With a round small cookie cutter, apple corer, knife, or melon baller, remove the core.
- Prepare NatureSeal browning inhibiting solution according to package directions by mixing one packet with 8 ounces of cold water. Transfer liquid into a flat 9×9 baking dish or smaller baking pan. Begin to dip one side of the apples, flip over, and let apples sit for 1 to 5 minutes. Remove apples from the dish, transfer into a zip bag or storage container, and repeat the process with remaining apples.
- Melt chocolate and nut butter (or nut-free butter if serving it to other kids with possible food allergies) in a microwave-safe bowl for 30 seconds. Stir chocolate chips and transfer them into a zip or piping bag.
- Place apple slices on wax or parchment paper and let the kids drizzle chocolate or nut butter over the apple slices. Top with favorite toppings and enjoy!
- Note: Store leftover apple rings in the refrigerator.
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Author: Danae Halliday from Recipe Runner
- 1 Cup Dried Apples (Not Freeze Dried)
- 1/2 Cup Medjool Dates, Pits Removed
- 1/2 Cup Unsalted Dry Roasted Almonds
- 1/2 Cup Old Fashioned Oats
- 1 T. Maple Syrup
- 1 t. Cinnamon
- 1/8 t. Allspice
- 2 T. Water, More if Needed
- Soak the dates in hot water for 10 minutes.
- Add all of the ingredients to a food processor or high-speed blender and blend until the mixture turns into a paste or dough like consistency.
- Scoop out heaping tablespoons of the mixture and roll into balls.
- Store the energy bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.
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Author: Chrissa from Physical Kitchness
- 1 Cup Diced Dehydrated Apple Chips
- 1 ½ Cup Old Fashioned Oats
- ¾ Cup Sliced Almonds
- ¾ Cup Chopped Pecans
- 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
- ⅛ Teaspoon Nutmeg
- ⅛ Teaspoon Ground Ginger
- ⅛ Teaspoon Salt
- ¼ Cup Pure Maple Syrup
- ¼ Cup Apple Cider (or Juice)
- 2½ Tablespoons Coconut Oil
- Slice apples using mandoline slicer (on the thinnest setting), then place slices on trays and dehydrate overnight. If you do not have a food dehydrator, place sliced apples on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake at 225 degrees for one hour, then flip the slices and bake an additional hour to 1½ hours). Cut apple chips into small pieces for granola
- Preheat oven 300 degrees
- Combine the oats, almonds, pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground ginger, salt, maple syrup, apple cider, and melted coconut oil. Mix well to coat evenly
- Pour mixture on a parchment-lined baking sheet, spreading evenly
- Bake for 30 minutes, flipping the granola at the 15-minute mark
- Once granola is cooled, add the diced apple chips
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Author: Renee Blair from DailyBurn
- 1 Sweet Potato
- 2 Large Apples, Cored and Chopped Into 1 cm Pieces
- 2 1/4 Cups Whole Rolled Oats
- 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds
- 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
- 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
- 6 Tablespoons Coconut Oil, Melted
- 3/4 Cup Coconut Sugar
- Bake the sweet potato in the oven at 375° F for about one hour or until it is tender. Alternatively, you can microwave it until it is tender. Set aside. Cut the apples into 1 cm pieces. Set aside.
- Preheat the oven to 450°F. Put the rolled oats in a food processor or high-speed blender and process until the oats resemble flour (about 1 minute). Put the flour in a large mixing bowl. Put chia seeds in a small bowl and add three tablespoons water and stir (it will form a gel). Set aside. Remove the skin of the baked sweet potato and add the flesh to the food processor or blender (no need to clean it out from the flour). Add up to 1/4 cup water and process until smooth. Set aside.
- Add the baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon to the bowl of oat flour and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix the melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, and chia seed gel and mix very well. Then, mix in 1 cup of sweet potato puree.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Fold in the apple chunks. Divide the batter evenly among prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle with oats and a bit of coconut sugar, if you like.
- Bake for 10 minutes, turn the heat down to 400°F and bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes. Enjoy them fresh out of the oven or store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
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Author: Jessica from Desserts with Benefits
- 7 Granny Smith Apples
- ¼ cup Lemon Juice
Apple Pie Filling:
- 1 Granny Smith Apple
- 1 tbs Lemon Juice
- ½ tsp Stevia Extract
- 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp Ground Cardamom
- ⅛ tsp Ground Nutmeg
- ⅛ tsp Salt
- Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Unroll the pie crusts on your counter. Using a 4″ circle cookie cutter, punch circles out of one pie crust. With the other pie crust, slice 4x¼” strips using a sharp knife. You will need about five strips per apple, so make at least 35 of these strips.
- Firmly press the pie crust circles into ungreased muffin tin cups. Bake for 8 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer the baked pie crusts to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
- Slice the tops off of the apples. Discard the tops. Core the apples, being careful not to puncture the bottom of the apple. Discard the cores.
- Hollow the remaining apple flesh with a grapefruit spoon (leaving about ½” of apple flesh around the skin). Brush the hollowed apples with the lemon juice.
- Place the apples in the muffin tin cups, so they stand upright. Bake for 20 minutes.
Apple Pie Filling:
- Peel and core the apple, then chop into small chunks. Add to a small bowl.
- To the bowl, add the lemon juice, stevia extract, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, and salt. Stir together until completely combined.
- Gently press the baked and cooled pie crusts into the baked apples. Fill the pie crusts with the apple pie filling.
- Arrange the pie crust strips in a lattice fashion over each apple. Gently press the lattice ends on the apple to seal. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the lattice is golden brown.
- Let cool slightly, then serve warm!
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We hope you have enjoyed these easy and healthy apple recipes. While we can’t stop winter from coming we can still savor the taste of fall. If you liked this week’s post be sure to check our other recipes on HealingRadius.com!
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