Apple Recipes You Won't Want to Miss

Simple Apple Recipes for Breakfast Through Dessert

These simple apple recipes will take you from breakfast through dessert. You'll find recipes for apple French toast, apple doughnuts, apple salads, apple snacks, caramel apples and, of course, apple pies and apple crisps. All of these recipes appeal to kids, and many of these are easy enough to make with the kids.

  • 01 of 10

    Apple Nachos Recipe

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    Apple Nachos. Stephanie Gallagher

    This recipe can be made with any type of apples, but I prefer using a tart apple, such as a Granny Smith because it makes a nice contrast to the sweet toppings. Feel free to vary the toppings to suit your tastes. Try adding mini chocolate chips, chopped almonds or a drizzle of caramel sauce to these nachos.

  • 02 of 10

    Apple Cider Doughnuts Recipe

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    These doughnuts are usually only found in the fall and often only found at apple orchards. But with this easy recipe, you can make your own apple cider doughnuts anytime you like.

  • 03 of 10

    Crockpot Apple Oatmeal Recipe

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    Apples and honey are a perfect pairing, and this oatmeal recipe is a wonderful way to enjoy the combination. It's also one of those simple recipes you'll find yourself making again and again.

  • 04 of 10

    Baked Apple French Toast

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    This baked French toast recipe is topped with a sweet mix of apples and granola. This is one of those easy dishes that's perfect for special occasion brunches, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Mother's Day.

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  • 05 of 10

    Waldorf Salad Recipe

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    This Waldorf salad has all the flavors of a traditional Waldorf salad - apples, celery, raisins and walnuts - but fresh mint in the dressing makes this Waldorf salad really stand out.

  • 06 of 10

    Apple Crisp Recipe

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    Tart Granny Smith apples combine with a sweet and crunchy topping in this apple crisp recipe that is sure to become a family favorite. When I don't feel like going to the trouble of making a pie crust, this is the apple dessert I make instead because it's so quick and easy.

  • 07 of 10

    S'mores Caramel Apples Recipe

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    This is one of those treats that has "kid friendly" written all over it. All of the flavors of s'mores are in this caramel apple recipe.

  • 08 of 10

    Taffy Apple Salad Recipe

    Taffy Apple Salad
    Taffy Apple Salad. Stephanie Gallagher

    The term "salad" might be a bit of a misnomer for this recipe - it's really more of a dessert. Sweet apples are mixed with pineapple chunks, mini marshmallows and peanuts, then tossed in a Cool Whip dressing. Can you see why kids love this dish?

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  • 09 of 10

    Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

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    Apple recipes don't get much sweeter or tastier than this caramel apple pie. It combines the flavors of two great apple recipes: caramel apples and apple pie in one delicious, easy-to-make recipe.

  • 10 of 10

    Snickers Salad Recipe

    Snickers Salad
    Snickers Salad. Stephanie Gallagher

    This is another one of those recipes that's called a salad, but is more like dessert. Tart apples, chopped Snickers candy bars. salted peanuts and frozen whipped topping are all you need to make this sweet and crunchy salad that's a delight for the senses.