10 Easy Ways to Cook With Apples
Pies, crisps, chips, and more.
Apple season is (almost) here and we can’t wait to make the most of it. Whether they’re in a pie or in a salad, apples are rarely a bad idea. Here are our favorite ways to use the fall fruit:
1. Apple Pie
We don’t think we’re alone when we say that pie is the best way to consume apples. We have a lot of delicious apple pie recipes, but you can never go wrong with the classic.
Get the recipe: Buxton Hall Ultimate Apple Pie
2. Apple Salad
There’s nothing like some crisp apple slices to brighten up a boring packed lunch.
Get the recipe: Shaved Carrot, Asparagus, and Apple Salad
3. Sautéed Apples
Heating apple slices in a skillet is a surefire way to bring out those warm fall flavors your craving—and make your house smell incredible.
Get the recipe: Sautéed Spiced Apples and Cabbage
4. Caramel Apples
Messy? Sure. Sticky? Quite. The perfect combination of deliciousness and nostalgia? Absolutely.
Get the recipe: Caramel Apples
5. Apple Cake
There’s only one way to deal with apple pie burnout this fall: apple cake.
Get the recipe: Cinnamon-Apple Cake
You could buy the packaged stuff in stores. But where’s the fun in that?
Get the recipe: Instant Pot Applesauce
7. Apple Crisp
I think we’ve established that we love a good apple pie—but making a pie from scratch is definitely a labor of love. An apple crisp, meanwhile, packs all the flavor without all the fussiness.
Get the recipe: Apple Crisp
8. Apple Cider
Spiced apple cider is amazing by itself, but it’s also the key ingredient in quite a few fall cocktails.
Get the recipe: Whiskey-Apple Cider Punch
9. Apple Butter
Apple butter is a super spreadable, super easy way to add a little autumnal flavor to anything you want to spruce up a bit.
Get the recipe: Easy Apple Butter
10. Apple Chips
Can you imagine a tastier, healthier fall snack? We didn’t think so.
Get the recipe: Sweet and Spicy Apple Chips