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Apple Bourbon Cake

Apple Bourbon Cake

This cake always gets rave reviews. The rich flavor of bourbon blends beautifully with apples, walnuts and spice.

Photo provided by Carl and Claudia Mills of Oakton, Virginia. Their fav...

Cooking time: 1h

Apple Bread Pudding

This easy dessert takes your classic bread pudding and adds delicious New York apples to make an even better treat!

Cooking time: 1h 15m

Apple Cheese Cake Pie

Adding a bit of applesauce to your cheesecake allows you to cut back on the sugar!

Cooking time: 1h

Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream Waffle Dessert

Create your own frozen yogurt treat using apple pie filling and your favorite waffles.

Preparation time: 15m
Cooking time: 10m

Apple Cranberry Pie in a Pecan Crust

This easy to assemble filling can also use fresh apple slices.

Preparation time: 45m
Cooking time: 1h

Apple Dumplings

This easy dessert uses canned pie filling for a quick treat that can be made anytime.

Cooking time: 20m

Apple Fritters

Fry these tasty apple delights up for dessert or for a breakfast treat!

Cooking time: 5m

Apple Fritters 2

A quick and easy apple fritter using canned apples.


Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

Applesauce makes these delightful cookies super moist.

Cooking time: 15m

Apple Streusel Cobbler

A great dessert served with vanilla ice cream.

Preparation time: 20m
Cooking time: 55m

Apple Walnut Crostada

The pinnacle of baking with apples is the two-crust apple pie, but that can also be daunting for many bakers. If you don't feel ready to tackle a two-cruster, start with a crostada. This rustic...


Applesauce Date Bars

These sweet and crunchy bars are delicious served with your favorite tea.

Cooking time: 35m

Applesauce Energy Bars

These naturally sweetened fruit bars are packed with nutrition to keep you going.

Cooking time: 25m

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

Adding applesauce to this oatmeal cooking recipe cuts back on the fat.

Cooking time: 15m

Applesauce Refrigerator Dessert

This light and refreshing dessert is perfect for a summer cookout.

Cooking time: 25m

Baked Apple Crisp

Sliced apples and applesauce make a delicious base for this crisp.

Cooking time: 40m

Best Baked Apples

Your microwave makes this old-fashioned recipe into a fat-free dessert that’s so easy to prepare.  Substitute hazelnut flavored syrup (or another syrup from your favorite coffee bar) for ...


Chunky Maple Applesauce Topping

Delicious served over pancakes, waffles and even ice cream. Another great gift for teachers or neighbors, this sauce can easily be doubled or tripled.


Classic Apple Pie

Classic Apple Pie

Simple directions for freshly sliced apple filling for your favorite pie crust recipe.

PHOTO: Thanks to Jeffrey Strozyk of Cheektowaga, N.Y., for sending us this photo. His ...

Cooking time: 45m

Easy Caramel New York State Apples (2015)

Easy Caramel New York State Apples (2015)

Caramel apples are a favorite of the whole family, and make for a h-apple-y Halloween.


Fruit Cobbler

This recipe is perfect for those winter months when you don’t have fresh fruit readily available.

Cooking time: 45m

Fruity Parfaits

Easy and nutritious fruit parfaits using applesauce and fresh cut-up fruit.


Low-guilt Carrot Cake

Using applesauce to cut down on the fat in the recipe makes for a moist and delicious dessert.

Cooking time: 55m

McIntosh Country Apple Crisp

This classic oatmeal crisp recipe uses our favorite McIntosh variety as the filling.

Cooking time: 30m

Microwave Apple Crisp

A quick recipe when you’re in a pinch. 

Preparation time: 5m
Cooking time: 8m

Moist and Fudgy Applesauce Brownies

Substituting applesauce for the oil and water in your favorite brownie mix creates a delightfully moist treat.

Cooking time: 30m

Sour Cream Apple Pie

This recipe earned top honors in the 1998 Upstate Living magazine apple pie contest. It was created by Danielle Zemenz from Camillus, NY.

Cooking time: 1h

Sugar-free Apple Crisp

A twist on apple crisp, sugar-free filling, topped with honey-sweetened granola baked ahead of time makes a delicious alternative to those watching their sugar intake. 

Cooking time: 15m

Taffy Apple Pizza

This recipe makes what you can call a caramel apple crisp pizza! Yum!

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 30m

Upside-down Apple Coffee Cake

Apples and cranberries adorn the top of this moist cake that can be enjoyed as dessert or for a breakfast treat.

Cooking time: 30m
Waiting time: 15m


 

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