The Best Apple Breakfast Recipes

It's fall, which means it's also apple season! Time for sweaters, hot spiced apple cider, and leaf piles. Start your morning right with any of these seasonal apple breakfast ideas! Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies, Apple Cider Sangria, and Sweet Apple Cinnamon Muffins are sure to please anyone on a fall morning!

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    Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies

    apple cinnamon breakfast cookies

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    These apple pie breakfast cookies are so easy to make. What's not to love about apple pie, especially when you don't have to roll out a pie crust? They are like having oatmeal to go! You get all the heartiness of oatmeal without the fuss of a bowl and spoon. Drizzle them with a delicious glaze and you will be in apple-pie heaven! 

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    Apple Cinnamon Muffins

    apple cinnamon muffins

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Muffins are another quick and easy breakfast idea. This apple cinnamon muffin recipe creates amazingly moist and flavorful muffins. The diced apples add nice texture and will remind you of apple picking! A sweet glaze makes them ultra decadent. You can use any kind of apples that you like!

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    Applesauce Bread

    Applesauce Bread

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Applesauce bread is a perfect make-ahead breakfast, and you can even freeze a loaf or two for later. The recipe uses applesauce, oats, walnuts, and whole wheat flour, while cinnamon and nutmeg give it a delicious seasonal spice.

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    French Apple Pie Granola

    french apple pie granola

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    When granola is done right, there's nothing better. Serve this apple pie granola on top of yogurt, with milk, or just on its own. It's perfect for breakfast or for snacking. It tastes just like apple pie with the added deliciousness of raisins and coconut!

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    Instant Pot Applesauce

    homemade applesauce form the Instant Pot
    Diana Rattray

    Homemade applesauce is a lovely, light breakfast whether served cold or warm. It's quicker and easier when made in an Instant Pot. This recipe includes a hint of cinnamon and lemon and depending on what kind of apples used you can also add a bit of brown sugar.

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    Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

    caramel apple cinnamon rolls

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    These cinnamon rolls are worth the work. They are covered in a caramel glaze and filled with freshly picked apples. They are soft, chewy, delicious, and sure to please anyone on a fall morning!

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    Hot Apple Fritters

    apple fritters

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Hot and crispy apple fritters are perfect morning, noon, and night. They are best served hot and fresh. We like to dice the apples a little on the thicker side so that you get a nice piece with every bite! 

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    Apple Danish

    apple danish

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Apple Danishes are so simple, yet so delicious. They are definitely best when made with apples that are in season. A little puff pastry, butter, and some honey are all you need to make these delicious, easy breakfast pastries!

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    Honey Apple Toast

    Honey Apple Toast

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Breakfast does really not get any easier than apples on toast. We love topping toast with ricotta cheese, freshly sliced apples, and a drizzle of honey!

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    Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria

    Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Apple Cider and Prosecco; is there anything better? This is the perfect fall cocktail and it is so easy to make. Add a little caramel vodka to make it taste just like a caramel apple (without all the fuss of making caramel at home!).