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10 Awesomely Easy Apple Recipes That’ll Make You Feel Like Visiting An Orchard

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Autumn is the season of warmth and sweetness, and apples are the best way to melt those fall flavors into your mouth. Here are 10 easy-peasy apple recipes that are quick, yummy, and the whole family will enjoy.

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Apple Fritters

Ingredients: 1 1/2 c flour, 1/4 c sugar, 2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/3 c milk, 2 eggs, 3 tbsp applesauce, 2 large Granny Smith apples, 1 c canola oil, powdered sugar

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Instructions: Beat the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon together. Add milk, eggs, apples, and applesauce. Fry scoops of the mixture into a skillet with oil and make sure they’re golden brown before scooping out. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

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Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

Ingredients: 1 loaf country white bread, 12 tbsp salted butter, 2 onions, 4 stalks celery, 3 small apples, 1 tsp dried sage, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1/2 tsp salt, 4 c chicken broth, 1 c dried cranberries, 1 c fresh parsley

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Instructions: Cut the bread into cubes and place it on a baking sheet. Cook butter, onions, and celery in a heated pan. Add apples along with sage, thyme, and salt. Pour chicken broth into the pot until it simmers. Add dried cranberries, bread cubes, and parsley. Transfer mixture to baking pan and cook at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Serve.

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Applesauce Cake

Ingredients: 2 1/2 c flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 2 tsp apple pie spice, 1 c granulated sugar, 1 c packed light brown sugar, 1 1/2 c chunky applesauce, 1/2 c vegetable oil, 1/2 c milk, 2 eggs, 2 tsp vanilla extract, 3/4 c walnuts, (Icing) 2 sticks of butter, 3 1/2 c powdered sugar, 1/3 c maple syrup, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/3 c heavy cream

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Instructions: Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, apple pie spice, sugar, and brown sugar together. Add applesauce, oil, milk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Whisk until even, mix in the chopped walnuts, and pour into baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool, then serve. (Icing) Mix butter, powdered sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, salt, and heavy cream together in a heated pan until fluffy. Spread over the cake and serve.

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Cinnamon Apple Baked Donuts

Ingredients: 2 c flour, ⅔ c sugar, 1½ tsp baking powder, ½ tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp nutmeg, ¾ c whole milk, 2 large eggs, 2 tbsp butter, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 2 small apples, (Cinnamon-Sugar Coating) 4 tbsp butter, ½ c sugar, 2 tsp cinnamon

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Instructions: Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add milk, eggs, melted butter, vanilla extract, and grated apple together. Spoon the batter into the greased donut pans. Bake for 7 minutes. Dust cinnamon sugar mixture on donuts. Mix sugar, cinnamon, and butter in a bowl. Dip baked treats into the mixture, then serve.

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Apple Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients: 2 c instant oats, 1 tsp baking powder, 2 tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp sugar, ¼ c ground flaxseeds, 1 c applesauce, ½ c milk, 3 large eggs, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 2 tbsp butter, 1 diced apple

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Instructions: Mix oats, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, sugar, ground flaxseeds, applesauce, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, butter, and diced apples together. Pour them into a greased baking pan and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool, then serve.

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Fresh Apple Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 c whole wheat flour, 1/2 c rolled oats, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 3 eggs, 1 1/4 c milk, 2 tbsp unsalted butter, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 3/4 c shredded apple

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Instructions: Stir together flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda. Add eggs, milk, butter, vanilla, and shredded apples. Warm butter in a skillet over medium heat. Drop spoonfuls of batter into the pan and flip, and cook until golden brown. Serve.

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Slow-Cooked Pumpkin Apple Cobbler

Ingredients: 5 c sliced peeled tart apples, 1 c fresh or frozen cranberries, 1 c brown sugar, 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/2 c butter, 3 large eggs, 1 can pumpkin, 2 c flour, 2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp salt, pecans, vanilla ice cream

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Instructions: Combine apples, cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla together. Add cream, butter, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and pumpkin. In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Combine with pumpkin mixture and cook until simmering. Let sit for four hours, then serve with ice cream.

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Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

Ingredients: 1/4 c butter, 1/2 c chopped pecans, 1/4 c brown sugar, 1/4 c molasses, 2 medium tart apples, applesauce

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Instructions: Add butter, pecans, brown sugar, and molasses into a heated pan. Layer with apple slices. Pour mixture into gingerbread crust and bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Cool, then serve with warm applesauce.

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Apple Cake

Ingredients: 1 3/4 c sugar, 1 c vegetable oil, 3 large eggs, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 2 c flour, 1 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 2 c chopped tart apples, 1 c chopped walnuts, 1 1/4 c whipped cream

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Instructions: Mix sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla together. Add flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda until blended. Combine thinly sliced apples and chopped walnuts. Pour mixture into greased baking pan, and cook at 350 degrees for 35- 45 minutes. Serve with whipped cream.

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Apple Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 medium Granny Smith apple, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp butter, 1/2 c sliced sweet onion, 4 medium red potatoes, 3/4 c Parmesan cheese, 1/2 c heavy whipping cream, 1/2 tsp fresh thyme, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 4 bacon strips, fresh parsley

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Instructions: Mix apple slices, sugar, and lemon juice together in a heated pan. Add onions and layer potatoes and apple slices in the skillet. Top with Parmesan cheese, cream, thyme, salt, and pepper. Bake mixture for 50 minutes at 350 degrees. Top with cooked bacon bits and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with parsley.

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