19 of the Best Apple Recipes to Celebrate Fall

We’re well past Labor Day, school has started, and the mornings have decidedly crisp fall air swirling about when we first open the door to let the dogs out. If you are more than ready to kick off your fall baking (and maybe even have apple picking on your fall bucket list), let this list lead the way. 

A collage of apple recipes with text overlay.

There’s something here for everyone – pies, pastries, muffins, cupcakes, crisps, and more. Whether you want a super easy recipe that you can throw together quickly or are pining for a chilly afternoon baking project, I have you covered.

I hope you tackle many of these favorite recipes in the weeks to come!

Easy Apple Crisp

A plate of apple crisp with a scoop of ice cream on top.

This easy apple crisp recipe is the best you will ever taste. Quick to prepare and bursting with flavor between the apple filling and oat crumble topping. A simple list of ingredients and straightforward preparation makes this THE apple crisp recipe to keep in your arsenal. Your fall baking just got significantly tastier!

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Classic Apple Pie Recipe

A fresh baked apple pie sliced into so you can see the filling.

Say hello to easy apple pie! This classic homemade apple pie is packed full of juicy apples inside of the best pie crust you’ll ever make. There’s nothing fancy in the prep work, which makes it a perfect fall baking project.

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Caramel Apple Magic Bars

A stack of four caramel apple magic bars.

These caramel apple magic bars combine all of the fabulous flavors of the season with layers of cinnamon-graham crust, chocolate chips, caramels, chopped apple, and walnuts, all drenched in fabulous sweetened condensed milk.

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Apple Cinnamon-Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

Apple Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread

This apple cinnamon sugar pull apart bread is made completely from scratch and tastes like apple pie! It comes together quickly and would the perfect fall weekend or holiday breakfast. Feel free to drizzle it with a glaze, but it’s absolutely delicious as-is!

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Jewish Apple Cake

A gorgeous Jewish Apple Cake - a perfect fall dessert.

This Jewish Apple Cake is a wonderfully dense and moist cake batter studded with tons of cinnamon-sugar coated apples. It’s the perfect fall dessert for any occasion!

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Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies - A super flaky pastry crust filled with cooked apples!

These Apple Hand Pies are portable and delicious, and bring back memories of those little pies in the grocery store checkout line. You could use this base pastry recipe and mix and match all sorts of pie fillings to suit your tastes and use up seasonal fruit.

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Apple-Cinnamon Muffins

These apple-cinnamon muffins pack a huge apple flavor thanks to apple cider and chopped apples, with a fabulous cinnamon-sugar crunch on top.

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Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie - A perfect crust piled high with the best apple filling and topped with a crunchy crumb. The perfect fall dessert! | browneyedbaker.com

A Dutch apple pie with a perfectly cooked apple filling and tons of crumble topping. The perfect fall dessert!

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Apple Turnovers (From Scratch!)

Apple Turnovers FROM SCRATCH! Flaky pastry dough and a slightly sweet apple filling... | https://www.browneyedbaker.com/apple-turnovers-from-scratch/

These apple turnovers are made completely from scratch with a homemade puff pastry and a simple apple filling.

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Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Frosting - A perfect way to kick off fall baking! | https://www.browneyedbaker.com/apple-cupcakes-cinnamon-cream-cheese-frosting/

These apple cupcakes are subtly spiced, full of fresh, shredded apple and topped with a cinnamon-cream cheese frosting.

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Apple Slab Pie

Apple Slab Pie - Perfect for serving a crowd! | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

My grandma always made apple pies slab-style for Sunday dinners because there were so many of us; I LOVE this concept because it’s great for feeding a crowd and less fussy than a traditional pie.

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Apple Cheesecake Crumb Bars

Apple Cheesecake Crumb Bars | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

Shortbread crust. Cheesecake. Spiced apples. Crumb topping. These bars aren’t too sweet, aren’t too spicy, and a perfect blend of creamy cheesecake and thick crumb topping.

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Maple Apple Pie with Walnut Crumble Topping

Maple-Apple Pie with Walnut Crumb Topping | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

A classic apple pie filling gets of a punch of maple syrup and in lieu of a traditional top crust, a walnut crumble topping. A great twist on a fall staple.

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Salted Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Salted Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls | browneyedbaker.com

Let me introduce you to your new favorite fall breakfast. The fluffiest, most delicious cinnamon rolls stuffed with chopped apples, salted caramel sauce, and cinnamon-sugar.

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie by @browneyedbaker :: www.browneyedbaker.com

A melt-in-your-mouth butter crust and paper-thin apple sliced layered with a homemade salted caramel sauce is dessert nirvana.

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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

An overhead view of a jar of apple butter with sliced apples surrounding it.

If you’re planning to go apple picking this season and come home with more apples than you know what to do with, whip up this apple butter in your slow cooker and give some jars away to friends and family.

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Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings :: 60 Favorite Fall Dessert Recipes

Fabulous cinnamon-sugar apples baked in a flaky pastry surrounded by a buttery brown sugar sauce.

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Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Pie :: 60 Favorite Fall Dessert Recipes

A fabulous layered pie with a graham cracker crust, caramel, pecans, apples and cheesecake, topped with fresh whipped cream, more caramel and pecans.

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Apple Cinnamon Bread

An easy quick bread loaded with applesauce, chopped apples, and cinnamon, with a delicious cinnamon-sugar crunch topping.

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TELL ME! What is your hands-down, all-time favorite apple recipe?!