Delicious Uses for Freshly Picked Apples
September 24, 2018
Pumpkin carving. S'more roasting. Apple picking. When autumn finally rolls around, these are the seasonally inspired activities that everyone is excited to do. Maybe you've already checked apple-picking off the list—in which case, you might have a surplus of apples in your kitchen. Pick one of these recipes to help use them up.
Essential Recipe: Double-Crust Apple Pie [The Kitchn]
Perhaps this is the year you finally master the art of making your own apple pie. Try this classic recipe, which calls for five pounds of apples (a mix of sweet and tart apples works best). Combined with ample amounts of sugar and cinnamon and stuffed inside of a flaky, buttery double-crust, the apples lay the foundation for a delicious and traditional dessert.
Caramel Apple Brie [Delish]
Creamy Brie cheese is perfect for slathering on crackers this time of year, and this recipe takes your Brie to the next level. Sear apples with butter, sugar, caramel sauce, and cinnamon on the stove, then drizzle the sweet mixture over the top of a wheel of cheese. The result is like an appetizer and dessert packed into one.
Easy Apple Butter [myrecipes.com]
Loaded onto your oatmeal or spread across a piece of toast, apple butter is a sweet treat that screams "autumn." It's surprisingly simple to make your own. Simply simmer apples and apple cider with sugar, blend the mixture to a creamy consistency, and add cinnamon and cloves. Voila! A simple and tasty fall treat that keeps in the fridge for two months (six months in the freezer).