13 Apple Dessert Recipes That Aren't Pie


From farmers markets to supermarkets, fall's beloved fruit is back in season. It's apples, apples everywhere. Before the pumpkin spice everything craze begins, try one of these 13 apple dessert recipes that aren't pie.

Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies"What a fantastic old-fashioned recipe. Moist, tender and packed...

Glazed Fresh Apple Cookies

"What a fantastic old-fashioned recipe. Moist, tender and packed with different flavors and textures, we adored these cookies. Pecans add a nice crunch. Raisins give the cookie a bit of chew. The perfect balance of spices goes really well with the bites of apple." - The Test Kitchen

Caramel Apple Pie Taquitos"Apples with cinnamon sugar drizzled with caramel and wrapped...

Caramel Apple Pie Taquitos

"Apples with cinnamon sugar drizzled with caramel and wrapped in a crispy tortilla... yes, please! What is there not to love about this easy and delicious dessert?" - The Test Kitchen

Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake"No, you are not dreaming. This is really a...

Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake

"No, you are not dreaming. This is really a cheesecake that is stuffed with the deliciousness of an apple pie. This dessert is not for the faint of heart. This is a delightfully heavy dessert, BUT I do think it's worth every single calorie that it has." - Christine

Fresh Apple Crackle Cake"A moist fresh apple spice cake topped with a...

Fresh Apple Crackle Cake

"A moist fresh apple spice cake topped with a crackly, melt in your mouth layer of brown sugar meringue." - Christy

Delicious Apple Crisp"The biggest secret here is having a variety of apples...

Delicious Apple Crisp

"The biggest secret here is having a variety of apples to add texture and flavor surprises. Oops, guess it's not a secret anymore!" - Michelle

Apple Pie Deep Fry"I worked in a taco shop once that made...

Apple Pie Deep Fry

"I worked in a taco shop once that made this apple treat. Simple and very good to eat. Anyone I make them for cannot wait for more." - Marie

Fresh Apple Butter Cake"I can honestly say this is one of the...

Fresh Apple Butter Cake

"I can honestly say this is one of the most delicious cakes I've ever eaten. The recipe was given to me by an aunt many years ago, and I've never changed one thing about it. Simply divine!" - Angela

Brown Sugar Apple Blondies"Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite season. The...

Brown Sugar Apple Blondies

"Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite season. The leaves begin to turn, our sleeves get a bit longer, and roadside stands display the colors of the season in gourds and pumpkins. I also love the arrival of all the varieties of apples. For this particular recipe, I used Granny Smiths, but any apple variety will work. These are the perfect fall treat." - Stacey

Apple, Praline and Cream Cheese Bundt Cake"Where to begin to describe this...

Apple, Praline and Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

"Where to begin to describe this deliciousness! This apple cake has all the fall spices and the aroma coming from the kitchen was amazing. The cake is dense, but the inside is perfectly tender with chunks of apple in every bite." - The Test Kitchen

Sinful Apple Muffins"This is my all-time favorite muffin recipe. I got it...

Sinful Apple Muffins

"This is my all-time favorite muffin recipe. I got it from my mom and it is just so darned tasty. They're so great with a bit of butter. Mmmm." - Jenny

Glazed Caramel Apple Turnovers"These glazed caramel apple turnovers are filled with an...

Glazed Caramel Apple Turnovers

"These glazed caramel apple turnovers are filled with an easy homemade caramel apple filling that’s wrapped in buttery puff pastry. The sweet cream glaze that’s drizzled on top is the perfect crowning touch. Serve them warm with vanilla ice cream for dessert or as a tasty accompaniment to a cup of hot tea or coffee as an anytime of day indulgence." - Melissa

Caramel Apple Bread"Apples are everywhere these days and I always enjoy using...

Caramel Apple Bread

"Apples are everywhere these days and I always enjoy using them in recipes like this caramel apple bread that is jam-packed with chunks of apples and pockets of melted caramel. This is a quick bread so it’s super easy to make! You simply mix all of the dry ingredients into the mixture of the wet ingredients, pour the batter into a pan and bake; it’s done in less than an hour." - Kevin

Apple Spice Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake"I love a lot of 'swirl' in...

Apple Spice Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

"I love a lot of 'swirl' in my coffee cake, so I tested this one and it's a keeper. This cake is moist, not like a bread." - Mary




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Debbie Sue - Monday, September 9 at 6:19 AM
Oh yum, Apple Spice Squares! Come and get 'em!
gloriagold1951-5355
- Sep 16, 2018
I'm salivating just looking at the pictures. Now that apple season is here will have to try one of these recipes
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