Favorite Apple Recipes
Fall’s favorite fruit teams up with a little sugar and spice for a Southern roll call of irresistible treats – from caramel apple muffins to pecan pie cobbler.
Fennel-Apple Slaw | This vibrant seasonal salad is an ideal way to showcase your favorite apples—just be sure to use ones that are super crisp, tart, and sweet, and keep the peels on to add color and texture
Mini Apple Cider Pound Cakes | Finish the cakes with one of three toppings, listed with the recipe. Toss together the Streusel Topping before you start baking. Both glazes can be prepped while the cakes cool.
Mini Apple Cider Pound Cakes
Apple Butter-Walnut Thumbprints | For these simple, fall treats, use our Easy Apple Butter for the best flavor and texture. In a pinch, store-bought apple butter that has been boiled for 5 minutes (to thicken) may be substituted.
Apple Butter-Walnut Thumbprints
Grilled Pork Chops with Apple-Bourbon Glaze | The key to success here is to brush the Apple-Bourbon Glaze on the chops during the last few minutes on the grill, turning and brushing often to create a layered, lacquered look. Garnish the chops with grilled halves of small apples brushed with the glaze.
Grilled Pork Chops with Apple-Bourbon Glaze
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart | It may look like a chore, but this cheesecake tart calls for a relatively straightforward preparation.
Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart
Apple Butter Pie | This pie comes together in a flash with deliciously sweet fall flavor that you (and your guests) won't be able to get enough of. | SouthernLiving.com
Dazzling Thanksgiving Pies
Caramel Apple Fantans | Use any firm cooking apple, such as 'Jonagold' or 'Honeycrisp,' or a combo for extra flavor and texture. | SouthernLiving.com
Fresh Fall Dinner Recipes
Mocha-Apple Cake with Browned Butter Frosting | It's impossible to resist the rich and nutty taste of browned butter. But when used in a frosting on top of Mocha-Apple Cake, it's to-die-for good! | SouthernLiving.com
Apple-Butterscotch Brownies | Give classic blonde brownies a makeover by adding diced apples to the mix. The apple and butterscotch flavors taste so great together you'll wonder why you never tried this before. | SouthernLiving.com
Roasted Green Bean, Apple, and Bacon Sandwiches | A green bean and apple sandwich? Trust us on this one. We fell for the combo of tender beans, crisp apples, salty Parm, and tangy dressing. Keep it tidy by hollowing out the baguette to create a cradle for the fillings. | SouthernLiving.com
Fried Apple Biscuit | Thyme-Scented Fried Apples and pancetta piled high on a Sweet Potato Biscuit make an out-of-this-world combination! | SouthernLiving.com
Blackberry-Apple Pie | Blackberry-Apple Pie takes the cake with a from-scratch white Cheddar cheese crust. The filling can be prepared up to one week ahead, making this pie easier than it seems. | SouthernLiving.com
Caramelized Apple Chips | Add a sweet flourish to any dessert with these thin, crispy apple chips. | SouthernLiving.com
Apple-Goat Cheese Pizza | A green bean and apple sandwich? Trust us on this one. We fell for the combo of tender beans, crisp apples, salty Parm, and tangy dressing. Keep it tidy by hollowing out the baguette to create a cradle for the fillings. | SouthernLiving.com
Fried Collards and Apples | Fresh apples and apple cider vinegar give this classic Southern dish some extra pop. | SouthernLiving.com
Chopped Salad | Chopped Salad gets its name because every ingredient is chopped, though we did opt to slice the radishes. Toss this simple salad with our Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette. | SouthernLiving.com
Grilled Cheese and Apple Sandwiches | No panini press? Cook your sandwiches in a skillet 4 minutes on each side with a pan on top. | SouthernLiving.com
Grill-Roasted Chicken | Grilling over the indirect heat of a two-zone fire mimics oven heat. An aromatic rack of early fall apples and vegetables catches all the chicken’s flavorful juices. | SouthernLiving.com
Cranberry-Apple-Pumpkin Bundt | The topping on this bundt—a maple glaze with sugared pecans and pumpkin seeds—will make your guests ooh and ahh. | SouthernLiving.com
Grits Crostini with Caramelized Apples and Onions | The sweet savory flavor of Caramelized Apples and Onions pair well with the baked crostini. | SouthernLiving.com
Caramel Apple Topping | Serve warm over cakes, ice cream, or brownies for a decadent dessert. | SouthernLiving.com
Caramel-Apple Cheesecake | Caramelized apples are artfully arranged on top of this rich and delicious cheesecake for a perfect dessert. | SouthernLiving.com
Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake | This delicious apple bundt cake features a sweet cream cheese filling and homemade praline frosting. Garnish the frosting with extra toasted pecans. | SouthernLiving.com