Apple Dessert Recipes

Apple pies and turnovers. Cakes, cobblers, and crisps. Discover all you can do with America's favorite dessert fruit.

Staff Picks

Chef John's Apple Fritters

Rating: 4.5 stars 189
I didn't think I liked apple fritters, but turns out I just don't like chunks of almost raw apple, surrounded by a doughnut. Maybe I've just been going to the wrong shops, but I've never enjoyed the texture, and always wanted to try them with cooked apples.

Baked Apples with Oatmeal Filling

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
Yummy apples with an oatmeal crisp filling is a great way to enjoy your fall tree-picked apples!

Rustic Fall Fruit Tart

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
This rustic tart is full of apples, fresh cranberries, walnuts, and spices, and is baked in a cream cheese pastry.

Apple Crisp Cheesecake

Rating: 4.5 stars 12
A great dessert I came up with combining 2 favorites: apple crisp and cheesecake. It's been a hit with my family and friends. Enjoy!

How to Make Old-Fashioned Apple Dumplings Like Grandma Did

Let's dive into the sweet, saucy world of this vintage comfort food dessert.
By Jessica Furniss

Autumn Apple and Pear Lattice Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Golden pears and apples pair with cinnamon and a buttery crust for the ultimate autumn dessert.
By RuthE

Apple Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 23
A nice little pick-me-up on a cold winter morning .

Apple Crisp Cups

Rating: 4.5 stars 255
A yummy one-biter! Whenever I ask 'what can I bring?' these top the list! Sweet cinnamon-scented apples held in a buttery crispy oatmeal cup and crunchy sweet topping. I like to make sweet treats to share with friends. I came up with this recipe so that I could bake and take apple crisp to share easily with everyone.

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

Rating: 5 stars 12505
A unique and popular recipe. Sliced apples under a lattice crust get bathed with a sweet buttery sauce before baking.

Apple Crisp II

Rating: 4.5 stars 7971
Cinnamon-spiced apples are baked with a sweet oat crumble topping in this easy apple crisp. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
By Diane Kester

Apple Crisp with Oat Topping

Rating: 4.5 stars 1013
Sliced apples tossed with cinnamon and baked under a topping of crisp oats.

Easy Swedish Apple Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 255
Apple pie baked with a cinnamon crust.

Inspiration and Ideas

Slow Cooker Apple Crisp
Rating: 4.5 stars 439

An easy way to make a wonderful comfort food using those abundant fall apples! Serve with vanilla ice cream.