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An Apple (Recipe) A Day for September

Make the most out of everyones favorite fall fruit with our best apple recipesone for every day of the month.

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Apple-Honey Dutch BabyTaste of Home

Apple-Honey Dutch Baby

I love to make this treat on Sunday morning. It's so impressive when it's served warm right out of the oven...and the apple honey filling is yummy! Kathy Fleming, Lisle, Illinois

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Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin SandwichTaste of Home

Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin Sandwich

Tart, sweet and crunchy, these open-faced sammies are a perfect after-school (or after-work) snack. James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

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BBQ Chicken and Apple Bread PuddingTaste of Home

BBQ Chicken and Apple Bread Pudding

To me, bread pudding is the epitome of comfort food, and it's simply too good to reserve only for dessert. This sweet and savory twist on the classic is a delicious new way to enjoy an old favorite. Shauna Havey, Roy, Utah

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Dutch Oven Apple CobblerTaste of Home

Dutch Oven Apple Cobbler

This homey Dutch oven apple cobbler is always a big hit with my family. We like to serve it with ice cream or whipped cream. Cindy Jajuga, Weed, California

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Air-Fryer Apple FrittersTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Apple Fritters

These easy air-fryer apple fritters with brown butter glaze are healthier than old-fashioned fritters, yet they are still as delicious. Plus they're made in under 30 minutes for a quick and easy air-fryer dessert! — Alyssa Castriotta, North Scituate, Rhode Island

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Maple-Glazed Apple PieTaste of Home

Maple-Glazed Apple Pie

Even though we've lived in Florida for 3 years, I still feel like a "Vermonter". My parents send us a bushel of Vermont apples each fall, and we try to visit in the spring to do some sugaring. Patricia Putnam, Lakeland, Florida

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Air-Fryer Apple Pie Egg RollsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Apple Pie Egg Rolls

These easy apple pie egg rolls can be prepared as needed, using egg roll wrappers as vessels for the fruit rather than traditional pie crust. The air-fryer method of cooking results in a crispy, crunchy crust with a tender, juicy filling. Flavored cream cheese spread may be used instead of plain, depending on availability. Sheila Suhan, Scottdale, Pennsylvania

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Bavarian Apple-Sausage HashTaste of Home

Bavarian Apple-Sausage Hash

This awesome recipe reflects my German roots. In the cooler months, nothing is as comforting as a hearty hash. Serve this versatile recipe as a side dish at a holiday meal or as a brunch entree over cheddar grits or topped with a fried egg. Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, CO

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Toffee Apple Cinnamon BunsTaste of Home

Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns

This recipe was my dads favorite growing up. He would sit and watch his mom sprinkle the dough with sweet filling, carefully roll it up and cut it into rounds. The anticipation waiting for them to come out of the oven was almost more than he could bear. Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Apple Snickerdoodle Dump CakeTaste of Home

Apple Snickerdoodle Dump Cake

With an apple farm just down the road, I'm always looking for creative ways to use up those bushels. We love this cozy cake with caramel drizzle and a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. Rachel Garcia, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Apple Cider DoughnutsTaste of Home

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Apple donuts remind me of family trips to South Dakota. Wed stop at Wall Drug for a dozen or so before camping in the Badlands. Maple glaze was and still is my favorite. Share a batch with friends and family who appreciate a hot, fresh apple cider donut. Melissa Hansen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Pressure-Cooker Autumn Apple ChickenTaste of Home

Pressure-Cooker Autumn Apple Chicken

Fill the whole house with the aroma of chicken with apples and barbecue sauce. This is a meal you wont want to wait to dig into.Caitlyn Hauser, Brookline, New Hampshire

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Apple & Sweet Potato QuinoaTaste of Home

Apple & Sweet Potato Quinoa

When feeding three hungry boys, I rely on quick, filling and tasty meals. The guys arent big quinoa fans, but the sweet potatoes and apples won them over. Cheryl Beadle, Plymouth, Michigan

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Aunt Lou's Fresh Apple CakeTaste of Home

Aunt Lou's Fresh Apple Cake

My Great-Aunt Lou made a luscious fresh apple cake recipe that became a family tradition. My mom makes it for our annual beach trip to the Outer Banks. Cristy King, Scott Depot, West Virginia

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Apple Cranberry Slab PieTaste of Home

Apple Cranberry Slab Pie

My husband loves pie, so I made one with apples, raspberries and cranberries. Its so good, I bend the rules and let the grandkids have it for breakfast. Brenda Smith, Curran, Michigan

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Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon ButtercreamTaste of Home

Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream

These apple pie cupcakes are always a hit! They are so easy to make and the flavor just screams fall. Of course, they're just as delicious any time of year. Jennifer Stowell, Deep River, Iowa

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Baked Apple SurpriseTaste of Home

Baked Apple Surprise

This sweet-savory recipe is a favorite. Use Brie instead of blue cheese if you like things creamier. My tip? Bake the apples in a muffin tin so they wont roll around. Jessica Levinson, Nyack, New York

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Dutch Apple Pie TartletsTaste of Home

Dutch Apple Pie Tartlets

These adorable mini apple pie pastries make a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray. The recipe calls for convenient frozen phyllo shells, so they're surprisingly easy to prepare. The lemon curd filling adds a unique flavor twist. Mary Ann Lee, Clifton Park, New York

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Easy Pennsylvania Dutch Apple CobblerTaste of Home

Easy Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Cobbler

This is a common dish from where I was born and raised in Pennsylvania. It's a classic Dutch-style apple cobbler recipe. Easy, quick and delicious, who couldn't love this golden brown delight? Andrea Robson, York, Pennsylvania

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Slow-Cooker Apple Pudding CakeTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker Apple Pudding Cake

A satisfying dessert, pudding cake is a superb treat on a chilly night. It has three separate layersapples, cake and sauceand I like to serve it in a bowl. Ellen Schroeder, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

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Apple-Gouda Pigs in a BlanketTaste of Home

Apple-Gouda Pigs in a Blanket

For New Years, I used to make beef and cheddar pigs in a blanket, but now I like apple and Gouda for an even better flavor celebration. Megan Weiss, Menomonie, Wisconsin

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Vanilla & Cinnamon-Kissed Apple LatkesTaste of Home

Vanilla & Cinnamon-Kissed Apple Latkes

Latkes are crispy fried pancakes, often made with potatoes. But this sweet version with apples, orange juice, cinnamon and vanilla falls in the dessert realm. Candy McMenamin, Lexington, South Carolina

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Apple KolachesTaste of Home

Apple Kolaches

A fellow home cook shared this recipe for a sweet, fruit-filled pastry. My son, who isnt a dessert fan, was disappointed when he came home to find his dad had polished off the last kolache in the batch. Ann Johnson, Evansville, Indiana

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Apple-Dijon Pork RoastTaste of Home

Apple-Dijon Pork Roast

This recipe takes less than five minutes to assemble and is delicious. I like to serve the roast with rice, then use the tangy sauce as a gravy for both. Cindy Steffen, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

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Rustic Caramel Apple TartTaste of Home

Rustic Caramel Apple Tart

Like an apple pie without the pan, this scrumptious tart has a crispy crust that cuts nicely and a yummy caramel topping. Betty Fulks, Onia, Arkansas

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Cinnamon Apple CheesecakeTaste of Home

Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake

An attractive topping of cinnamon-spiced apple slices and a homemade oat-and-walnut crust make this creamy dessert a definite showstopper. Emily Ann Young, Edmond, Oklahoma

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Butternut Squash Apple BakeTaste of Home

Butternut Squash Apple Bake

Even those who aren't fans of squash enjoy this side dish. Sweet slices of butternut squash are topped with apples covered in a cinnamon-sugar glaze for a quick and easy dinner accompaniment. Ellie Klopping, Toledo, Ohio

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Apple Peanut Butter CookiesTaste of Home

Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

These apple peanut butter cookies are great for fall gatherings. They're crisp on the outside and soft inside. Marjorie Benson, New Castle, Pennsylvania

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Apple Cider Chicken 'n' DumplingsTaste of Home

Apple Cider Chicken 'n' Dumplings

I came up with this recipe one fall when I had an abundance of apple cider. Adding some to a down-home classic was a delectable decision. Margaret Sumner-Wichmann, Questa, New Mexico

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Cast-Iron Apple Nutmeg Coffee CakeTaste of Home

Cast-Iron Apple Nutmeg Coffee Cake

I'm not a great baker, but I do love coffee. In an effort to practice my baking, I use up the morning's last bit of coffee to make this cakeliterally. It is super moist and crumbly, and tastes like you dunked your cake right into a cup of hot joe. Darla Andrews, Schertz, Texas

Peggy Woodward, RDN
Peggy is a Senior Food Editor for Taste of Home. In addition to curating recipes, she writes articles, develops recipes and is our in-house nutrition expert. She studied dietetics at the University of Illinois and completed post-graduate studies at the Medical University of South Carolina to become a registered dietitian nutritionist. Peggy has nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. She’s a mom, a foodie and enjoys being active in her rural Wisconsin community.

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