Early fall days and the arrival of apple season have a knack for conjuring up the desire for oat-topped crisps and apple pie. And those are, of course, always nice, but what I really want — and more importantly, what I'll actually get around to making — are truly easy apple-filled recipes I can make any day of the week.
If your goal is to get your fill of apples every which way, these are the 10 recipes you want within arm's reach. They're easy as can be, so you can make them over and over again all season long.
You're only required to peel, core, and chop the apples — your slow cooker does the rest. Remember applesauce lasts for a few months in the freezer, so it's not a bad idea to make a double batch.
Tart apples, like Granny Smith, are always a great addition to savory slaws. This recipe proves it!
These grab-and-go breakfast bars come together with a handful of ingredients from the pantry. Don't be surprised if they remind you a little of those apple-cinnamon instant oatmeal packets.
Affectionately known as CADA, the mix of coconut, apples, dates, and almonds is a fresh and healthy take on breakfast cereal. The ingredients are roughly chopped and tossed together with a little lemon juice, giving it a taste and texture similar to granola or muesli, but without the grains.
This five-minute lunch is worth keeping on repeat all fall. It's best with firm, crunchy apples with a big flavor, like Granny Smith and Honeycrisps.
This simple, seasonal favorite straddles the line between breakfast and dessert, and it's our favorite way to eat warm sautéed apples.
This not-too-sweet apple cake is outrageously moist with the kind of generous cinnamon swirl that wins hearts. And best of all, you can mix it together in just 15 minutes.
Come fall apple crisp is a must, and this is the easiest version you'll make. It starts with a smart and simple trick that guarantees a perfectly crisp topping — yes, from the slow cooker!
Get a head start on the perfect fall breakfast casserole, and all that's left to do in the morning is slide the baking dish into the oven.
This frosted apple Bundt looks downright impressive, and what you wouldn't know from looking at it is just how easy it is to pull together.