Ahh cooler temps, changing leaves, and football. All these can only mean one thing: It’s time to go apple picking! To help celebrate the onset of fall, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite apple dishes that will make your tummy happy and your kitchen smell amazing.
Glazed Apple Fritters
This recipe comes from our friends over at Kitchn and is the perfect sweet treat to bust out as soon as those temperatures start to dip. These fritters are sugary, fluffy, and stuffed with apple goodness—sure to please everyone.
Get the recipe here.
Cranberry-Apple Sweet Potatoes
For a side dish that’s easy enough for weeknights and delicious enough for Thanksgiving dinner, look no further than Midwest Living’s Cranberry-Apple Sweet Potatoes. Simply spread all the ingredients in a baking dish, slide into the oven, and bake!
Hot Toddy Mocktail
Get ready to impress with this crowd-pleasing mocktail from Good Housekeeping. To make the ‘cups’ just slice the tops off the apples and carve out the center. Pour in hot cider and garnish with a cinnamon stick straws and star anise. (If you need a bit more warming up, add a dash of honey whiskey.)
Skillet Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples
Fall brings the return of busy weeknights, but Country Living has you covered. Keep dinner simple with this one-pan chicken dinner that has a little fall flair—the whole family will gobble it up.
Caramel Apple Trifle
And don’t forget to serve up a sweet trifle for dessert! Life, Love and Sugar’s recipe is no-bake, easy to make, and totally Instagram-worthy (that caramel drizzle…).
So, the next time you find yourself with a big bag full of apples fresh from the orchard (or the produce aisle, we’re not judging), try one of these simple, cozy recipes—and be sure to let us know how it turns out!