Are you looking for some ideas for what to do with those fresh fall apples? These are the best apple recipes that are perfect for fall!

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From classic recipes like slow cooker apple crisp to exciting new treats like caramel apple nachos, we have plenty of ideas for how to use your apples. You’re bound to find the perfect, irresistible apple recipe on this list. You may even need to go back to the orchard and pick another peck or two!

Delicious Apple Recipes for Fall

These top-rated apple recipes are reader favorites! Make a new apple treat every week and your fall will be extra sweet.

1. Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

Pop all of the ingredients into the slow cooker and come back later to a perfectly baked apple crisp. You will love how easy this recipe is and how well it captures the flavors of fall.

Slow Cooker Apple Crisp
This heavenly slow cooker apple crisp is the perfect balance of comfort and convenience. Cozy spiced apples are paired with a crunchy, buttery topping for the quintessential fall dessert!
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2. Apple Dump Cake

Nothing is easier than a dump cake! This apple dump cake uses canned apples and cake mix to make a quick dessert that is bursting with apple flavor.

This apple dump cake is the easiest dump cake recipe, with three basic ingredients. If you are looking for an easy fall dessert, this recipe is just that.  Tender bits of apple in every bite covered with a spiced cake that is delicious, down to the last bite. An easy apple dessert you can whip up any time of day. #apple #dessert #dumpcake #falldessert #appledessert #easydesserts|
Apple Dump Cake
The best Apple Dump Cake! Apple Pie meets apple cake with only 3 ingredients. Simple cake mix recipe in under an hour!
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3. Easy Apple Dumplings

You will love these perfect, bite-sized apple dumplings, which only take a few minutes to make. They are sure to become a staple in your home because once your family tries them, they will ask for apple dumplings again and again!

Apple dumplings in a white bowl topped with vanilla ice cream.
Apple Dumplings
These apple dumplings combine tart apples with buttery pastry and a secret ingredient of Mountain Dew to make a melt-in-your-mouth bite. They are simple to make and perfect for those crisp fall apples!
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4. Apple Cider Donut Cake

If you love apple cider donuts, then you definitely need to try this cake. It’s essentially a giant apple cider donut that you can make at home. No need to head to the farm to get your fresh donut fix—just make this cake!

Apple Cider Donut Cake
This Apple Cider Donut Cake has everything you love about the classic fall treat in the form of a cinnamon sugar coated cake! It’s a guaranteed crowd pleaser full of cozy spices and apple cider flavor.
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5. Apple Pancakes

Start your morning off on the right foot by baking fresh apples into fluffy pancake batter. Imagine a warm plate of apple pancakes on a brisk fall morning. It doesn’t get any better than that!

Apple Pancakes
Tender and filled with fruit, a stack of Apple Pancakes is a cozy breakfast for weekend mornings! With warming spices like cinnamon and ginger, lots of tart shredded apples, and tangy buttermilk for fluffiness, these pancakes are sure to be a hit.
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6. French Apple Cake

Sweet apple pieces are nestled into a fluffy, buttery cake. A dusting of powdered sugar is all you need to make this French Apple Cake from Once Upon a Chef look like pure perfection.

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French Apple Cake
With chunks of sweet apples nestled in a tender and buttery rum cake, this French apple cake is the essence of simplicity.
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7. Skillet Apple Crisp

Get out your cast iron skillet and prepare to make a classic fall dessert. You only need one pan to bake this perfect apple crisp and the recipe itself is pretty easy too.

Skillet Apple Crisp
Skillet apple crisp is an easy, cozy fall dessert made with tender spiced apples and a buttery crisp topping. Served straight from the skillet, it's perfect for sharing—or indulging in all on your own!
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8. Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Make a double batch of these apple cinnamon muffins because you are going to want to eat them all week long. The subtle taste of cinnamon is perfect with the flavor of the apples. I recommend eating these muffins warm when they are tender and soft.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Apple cinnamon muffins are a perfect breakfast on a crisp fall morning or an easy go-to after school snack on busy afternoons.
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9. Apple Cobbler

This easy apple cobbler recipe is delicious when served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The fluffy, buttery topping is delicious with the tart, crisp apples.

Apple Cobbler
One of our classic recipes, refreshed! A little less sugar in both the filling and the topping highlights the tart apples. We prefer it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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10. Apple Pie Filling

Grab a store-bought pie crust then whip up this apple pie filling to make a tasty, easy pie. Try using a mix of apple varieties to give the filling even more flavor.

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Apple Pie Filling
This apple pie filling is the perfect recipe for a scrumptious fall treat! Tender apples, a blend of warm fall spices, and a syrupy sauce make it a great addition to any dessert—or your favorite pie crust!
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11. Apple Bundt Cake

You will love how moist and sweet this apple bundt cake is. I love the taste of the sweet icing that drips down the sides of the tender apple cake. Bring this bundt cake to your next brunch and you are sure to be the hero of the day!

Apple Bundt Cake
This apple bundt cake is a dessert that you must make this fall. It's full of those fall flavors and seasonal apples that are at their peak.
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12. Old Fashioned Apple Crisp

This classic apple crisp is picture-perfect and has a wonderfully crunchy oat topping. Just add a scoop of ice cream and dig in!

Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
A true classic Fall dessert, this easy apple crisp recipe is reminiscent of generations past.  Pop this apple crisp in the oven and wait for the delicious smell to waft through your house!
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13. Caramel Apple Nachos

These apple nachos are such a fun snack for after school or as a healthy dessert treat. I love how easy this recipe is to make and your family will go crazy for the sweet caramel sauce topping.

Caramel Apple Nachos
Caramel Apple Nachos
These Caramel Apple Nachos Are A Quick & Easy Treat For Any Time!  Slice Green Apples,  Drizzle In Caramel  And Top With Chocolate Chips And Toffee Bits – It Tastes Just Like A Caramel Apple, But Much Easier to Make In NO Time!
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14. Caramel Apple Tart

Caramel and apples are a match made in heaven. If you love sweet and tangy desserts, then this caramel apple tart is calling your name. The apples taste amazing with the decadent caramel drizzle.

Caramel Apple Tart
This Caramel Apple Tart pairs tender, spiced apples with a buttery pie crust and a generous drizzle of homemade caramel. It's over-the-top delicious and perfect for fall baking season!
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15. Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

This is a nice, simple cake that highlights the flavor of fresh apples. All you need is cinnamon and sugar to perfectly flavor this fluffy cake. Plus, it’s an easy recipe you will love to make all the time.

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake
This simple cinnamon sugar apple cake is light and fluffy, loaded with fresh apples, and topped with a crunchy cinnamon sugar layer!
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16. Apple Pie

Traditional, delicious apple pie can’t be beaten. This perfect apple pie recipe is one that everyone needs to have on hand. You’ll love it on Thanksgiving, Christmas and really any day in the fall. This is an apple recipe you will make all the time!

Apple Pie
Make an apple pie from scratch! This easy apple pie recipe uses a store-bought crust that makes this pie a cinch to whip together for the weekend. Serve warm with a scoop of creamy, vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for a special treat.
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17. Apple Cobbler

If you love tender, sweet apples with a cakey, cobbler crust, you need to try this recipe. This cobbler is absolutely perfect and you will love how easy it is to make.

A dish of apple cobbler topped with three scoops of vanilla ice cream.
Apple Cobbler
This apple cobbler recipe is an old-fashioned dessert perfect for fall. With tender apples, cozy fall spices, and a biscuit-like topping, all that’s missing is a big scoop of vanilla ice cream! 
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18. Apple Blondies

All blonde brownie lovers will love the fall twist on this classic dessert. Soft apple pieces are in every bite of these chewy blonde brownies, making them moist on the inside with a beautiful blondie-style top crust.

Apple Blondies
Apple Blondies put a perfect-for-fall spin on an indulgent dessert. Sweet apples pair with classic spices for a warm baked treat.
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19. Easy Cinnamon Apple Recipes

These sauted apples are perfect as a topping or just in a bowl on their own. This is an easy recipe to make when you have lots of apples and want to make them a little more dessert-like.

sauted apples in a bowl
Easy Cinnamon Apples (5 minutes)
These Cinnamon Apples taste like a warm apple pie, but they come together in 15 minutes on the stovetop! This cinnamon apples recipe makes a perfect breakfast, pancake topper, snack, or light dessert.
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20. Apple Crumble

If you are in a hurry to create a tasty apple dessert, try this easy apple crumble recipe. You will appreciate how quickly the dessert comes together with almost no effort at all.

serving of apple crumble with ice cream
Apple Crumble
This easy Apple Crumble recipe is the ultimate comfort dessert! Irresistibly crisp, perfectly spiced, and brimming with warm, baked apple homemade goodness!
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21. Quick Apple Turnovers

These apple turnovers only require 4 ingredients to make. If you need a simple, super easy dessert in a hurry, this is the one you should try!

apple turnovers
Quick Apple Turnovers
This recipe for easy apple pastry yields the most delicious mouth-watering apple turnovers. Using a store-bought puff pastry shortcut, they’re crazy easy!
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22. Sausage and Apple Stuffing

This stuffing is the perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors, with juicy apples baked into every bite. This is a true fall side dish that everyone should try!

Sausage & apple stuffing in a white casserole dish.
Sausage & Apple Stuffing
Sausage & Apple Stuffing is the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors, with fragrant herbs, Italian sausage, and tender baked apples. You’ll love it for Thanksgiving or any time of year!
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23. Cinnamon Apple Fritter Bread

This amazing bread is like a cake and an apple fritter combined. It’s super sweet and easy to pull apart. No knife is required!

Apple fritter bread with white icing
Apple Fritter Bread
Feed your apple addiction with a recipe for cinnamon-sugar apple fritter bread on Food Network.
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24. Apple Galette

This apple galette looks impressive, but it’s actually very easy to make. Be sure to add the caramel drizzle over the top to make the dessert look even more picture-perfect.

Baked apple galette.
Apple Galette
An apple galette is the perfect fall dessert! This easy recipe is packed with a fresh apple taste and a touch of cinnamon, and created with a homemade crust that will make you swoon. 
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25. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

If you love cheesecake and the flavors of fall, this recipe will completely wow you! The creamy cheesecake layer tastes amazing with the crisp, fresh apples and the soft crumble topping. This is the ultimate fall dessert that any apple lover needs to make ASAP.

Caramel Apple Cheese Cake Bars
Delicious Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars start with a shortbread crust, a layer of cream cheese, apples and topped with streusel and drizzled with caramel.
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26. Apple Fritters

Nothing compares to a warm apple fritter on a cool fall day. You will be stunned by how easy these are to make. Get ready to show off your baking skills and impress your family and friends with some warm homemade apple fritters.

Apple Fritters
These homemade apple fritters are golden brown and perfectly spiced, with a crispy exterior and soft, tender inside. Serve them warm for an irresistible fall treat!
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27. Apple Crisp Bars

If you love apple crisp, then you will adore these apple crisp bars. They are easy to eat, quick to put together, and taste like fall baked into a bar.

easy apple crisp bars in a stack
Apple Crisp Bars
Easy Apple Crisp Bars, shortbread layer, apple filling and crisp topping make this dessert crunchy and juicy at the same time. It is very easy to prepare with a couple of basic ingredients and yet it will be all you need during these rainy fall days.
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28. Apple Turnovers

Do you want to wake up to a warm apple pastry? These apple turnovers can make that dream come true. Your family will declare you the queen of the morning if you serve these fall-favorites for breakfast.

Apple Turnovers
These easy apple turnovers pair tender cinnamon-spiced apples with an irresistibly flaky puff pastry for a fall dessert recipe your whole family will love! 
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29. Baked Apple Cider Donuts

If you want to make your donuts a little healthier, try baking them instead of deep frying. These baked apple cider donuts taste incredible and have less fat than the classic fried version.

baked apple cider donuts sitting on a metal cooling rack
Apple Cider Donuts
This baked apple cider donut recipe is super easy to make! No frying needed and it comes together in minutes thanks to boxed spice cake mix.
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