10 Ways To Use The Apples You Pick This Weekend
Going apple picking?
You picked 20 pounds of apples this weekend, but only used a couple in a pie, and peddled a few to friends or colleagues at work. Now you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, so we’ve handpicked some of our all-time favorite recipes from the #feedfeed community to provide you with ten different ways you can use (and enjoy) your apples.
1. Homemade Apple Cider
Crisp apple cider is delicious both hot and cold, and this recipe makes it easy to brew up a batch at home. Simply add the ingredients into a boiling pot, wait for 2 hours, blend, strain, and drink up! (Bonus points: one batch uses up 10 apples!)
2. Apple Nachos with Vegan Pumpkin Caramel
Apple Nachos are an easier, mess-free way to enjoy a Caramel Apple! Perfect for an after-school snack for kids, or at work as a 4pm pick-me-up on a busy day. This recipe calls for homemade vegan pumpkin caramel, but feel free to use whatever caramel you have on hand.
3. Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with Bacon Onion Jam & Caramelized Apples
Say hello to your favorite lunch, dinner, snack (or maybe even breakfast)! Melty gouda on toasted bread, bacon onion jam, and perfectly sweet caramelized apples.
4. Baked Oatmeal with Apples and Maple Syrup
5. Beer and Apple Cider Braised Pork with Caramelized Onions & Apples, Roasted Carrots and Fregula
Fall in our house is braised meat, roasted veggies/fruit, and apple cider. This stuffed Pork Loin meets those requirements.
6. In-Between Applesauce and Apple Butter
Can’t decide between Applesauce and Apple Butter? This naturally-sweetened, delicious spread is the perfect solution; make a few batches and gift to friends and family.
7. Baked Apple Cider Buttermilk Doughnuts
Homemade baked Apple Cider Doughnuts will make your house smell incredible!
8. Hasselback Apples with Cinnamon Oatmeal Crumble
Hasselback apples are an easy, no stress way to enjoy your apples this fall. Eat them with Cinnamon Oatmeal Crumble for breakfast, and top with vanilla ice cream for dessert!
Don’t stop at apples. Get more ideas for Hasselbacking!
9. Fall Brussels Sprout, Apple and Bacon Salad
This hearty salad encompasses all of your favorite fall produce and bacon of course!
10. Caramel Apple Crisp Bars
These Caramel Apple Crisp Bars filled with creamy, homemade caramel, crisp apples, and a brown sugar crust could be your Sunday morning brunch!