Apple Recipes From Pinterest to Make This Fall and Use Your Fruit Bounty

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Fall coincides with apple season, and apple recipes help you use the increased fruit types. This year, explore apple varieties beyond just Red Delicious and Granny Smith, though sadly, you won’t be able to get fresh apples from Medina’s Love Creek Orchards this year.  You will have to find farmers’ markets or grocery stores to stock up on apples. Why not try recipes other than apple pie with your bounty? These pinnable apple recipes will give you the chance to expand your palate and recipe box.

1. Slow Cooker Applesauce

Apple Recipes Slow Cooker Applesauce

Photo: Pinterest/Art and the Kitchen

Forget what you think you know about applesauce. This recipe from Art and the Kitchen is far from kids’ fare, though it’s easy enough for a child to make. Homemade applesauce recipes let you adjust the amount of sugar and try different apple varieties to tweak the tartness and sweetness to your liking. If you only make one of the many available apple recipes this year, be sure to give this super-simple applesauce recipe a try.

2. Brussels Sprouts With Apples and Bacon

Apple Recipes Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apples

Photo: Pinterest/Paleo Running Momma

Bacon makes everything better, even brussels sprouts. Though unfairly maligned by many, brussels sprouts can be a tasty addition to any meal. The bacon in this recipe from Paleo Running Momma enhances the savory aspects of the dish while the apples cut through the fattiness to create the perfect foil. This recipe not only balances the flavors but also fits into Paleo and Whole 30 diets. Whatever diet you subscribe to, if any, you must try this dish. It will surely change your mind about brussels sprouts.

3. Apple Fries With Vanilla Cream

Vegan Apple Fries with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Photo: Pinterest/The Veg Life

How about a vegan treat for dessert that everyone will love? Though not all apple recipes avoid animal products, this one from The Veg Life does. A quick fry in oil and coating in cinnamon sugar elevates apple slices into an addictive dessert. Serve it with vegan vanilla whipped topping from a grocery store for added flavor and ease.

4. Pork Chops and Apples With Brown Sugar Glaze

Pork Chops with Apples and Brown Sugar Glaze

Photo: Pinterest/WonderMom Wannabe

Pork chops and apples? WonderMom Wannabe’s recipe for pork chops with apples and brown sugar glaze perfectly marries sweet and savory. The pork chops bake on top of apple slices, infusing the fruit with a unique, savory flavor that you don’t want to miss. If you ever feel stumped for a fast, easy dinner recipe, try this one, and you will have your meal in under an hour.

5. Creamy Maple Brie and Cheddar Apple Soup

Creamy Maple Brie and Cheddar Apple Soup

Photo: Pinterest/Kevin – Closet Cooking

Though you may not think apple recipes include soup, maybe this one from Closet Cooking will convince you otherwise. Rich cheese, sweet apples, and a crunchy granola topping combine to create a dish that contains several different flavors. When the weather cools down and you crave filling, warming soup, try this recipe for an unusual dinner you’ll want to make again.

6. Apple Cheddar Turkey Burgers

Apple Cheddar Turkey Burgers

Photo: Pinterest/Danae | Recipe Runner

Upgrade your regular burger to make it healthier and tastier. Recipe Runner has the steps you need to transform a dull hamburger into a flavorful turkey burger with apples and cheddar. The apples make these burgers juicy, and cheddar and Dijon mustard boost the flavor. You may never make plain hamburgers again after trying these.

7. Cinnamon Sugar Apple Donut Holes

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Donut Holes

Photo: Pinterest/Inside BruCrew Life

Marry the taste of apple fritters with the snack-ability of donut holes, and you will have Inside BruCrew Life’s recipe for cinnamon sugar apple donut holes. Unlike other donuts, you can feel good about making and eating these because they do not require messy and unhealthy deep frying. Skip the donut shop in the morning and make these instead.