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An Apple a Day Keeps the Winter Away!

5 Delicious, and Easy, Apple Recipes for the Fall



The apple season in New England is in full swing.  Locals are traveling to their favorite orchards to grab bushels of different varieties. With the cold weather approaching, make sure you are using fresh fruit while you can.  Read below for some of our favorite recipes. They not only taste delicious but will leave your home smelling like autumn!

Apple Dump Cake

Want an apple dessert without the hassle?  This Spiced Dump Cake is the recipe for you.  Start by chopping and peeling your apples, then mixing them with brown sugar and cinnamon. Move the mixture to a baking dish and sprinkle over the top with dry cake mix.   Lastly, drizzle melted butter over the cake mix and pop in the oven! 

Ingredients: Apples of your choice, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon, Yellow Cake Mix, Butter, and Pecans(optional)

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Slow Cooker Applesauce

If you are like us, you cherish your slow cooker!  This applesauce recipe is as easy as adding the ingredients and setting the desired cooking time.  While the slow cooker does it’s thing, spend time checking off other tasks in your busy day!  Once the time is up, mash or blend the apples and viola, applesauce!

Ingredients: Apples of your choice, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon, Vanilla, and Water

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Honey Apple Cheddar and Bacon Panini

This isn’t your average grilled cheese!  Add the classic butter to the outside of the bread, spread the apple butter on the inside.  Begin to layer on the cheeses, bacon, and thinly sliced apples.  Before adding to the pan or panini press, add honey and thyme – a special touch!  Once you’ve finished cooking, Tieghan Gerard, the creator of this recipe from her Half-Baked Harvest platform, insists you drizzle honey and thyme over the top!

Ingredients: Honeycrisp Apples, Bacon, Thyme, Honey, Apple Butter, Sourdough, Butter, Cheddar & Havarti Cheese

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Apple “Nachos”

Fruit nachos?!  This recipe is perfect for an afternoon snack that the kids can help with! For allergies or picky eaters, prep the toppings ahead of time so everyone can make their own.  Take sliced apples and lay them on a plate, take your desired toppings and begin drizzling or sprinkling on top.   Once your toppings are complete, you can enjoy!

Ingredients: Apples of your choice & Toppings (caramel, nut butter, sprinkles, chocolate chips, shredded coconut, etc)

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Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Feeling cozy at home or hosting guests?  This cider recipe will warm you up and bring a fall aroma to your home!  All you need to do is add your ingredients to a pot, let them simmer, and cover for 10-15 minutes.  If you’re feeling spicy, and over the age of 21, add rum or bourbon to make a great cocktail!

Ingredients: Apple Cider, Apple of your choice, Ginger, Orange, Allspice, and Cinnamon Sticks

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