Irresistible Apple Desserts

Apple Whoopie Pies
Our apple desserts begin with the mouthwatering aroma of tantalizing baked apples and cinnamon filling your kitchen. Each of these apple dessert recipes is delightfully sweet-tart and perfect for celebrating the season. Go beyond apple pie with one of our scrumptious apple desserts: apple crisp, apple cake, candy apples, and more!

Big Apple Dumplings

Think of these cinnamon sauce-topped dumplings like single-serving apple pies. In addition to a whole, cored apple, a sweet filling of walnuts, raisins, and honey is hiding inside the homemade flaky pastry pockets.

Apple Pie Tacos

A crispy, cinnamon-sugar dusted corn tortilla holds a carmel-apple filling for a fresh take on dessert tacos. Garnish with a scoop of whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce to make these party treats even more irresistible.

Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

This double-crusted apple pie looks fancy, but it's surprisingly easy to DIY! Start with refrigerated piecrusts: Use one as-is for the bottom crust, and dust the other with cinnamon sugar, roll, and slice to form the too-cute mini cinnamon roll topping.

Apple Pie Fries

Here's proof that fries aren't just for appetizer time or as a savory side. This sweet, fruity version is made for after dinner. Just add a side of icing on the side for dunking.

Apple Pie Pops

What's better than apple pie? Apple pie on a stick! These single-serving apple desserts are perfect for a party and are sure to impress guests.

Apple Tart with Cheddar Cheese Crust

For the not-so-sweet tooths, indulge in a slice of this flaky apple dessert. It's baked with an assortment of your favorite apples, and features two hits of lush cheddar goodness: as a topper and in the crust.

Crumb-Topped Apple Slab Pie

Apple pie or apple crumble? This dessert is delicious, no matter what you call it. Start with homemade dough, then add apples and cinnamon. Finish with a crunchy pecan topping.

Mini Apple Crisp Bites

This cute apple crisp recipe is perfect for on-the-go snacking. Each bite of these adorable apple desserts is just like sinking your teeth into a mini apple crisp pie.

Granny Smith Cobbler with White Cheddar Biscuits

This warm, comforting apple cobbler is perfect to finish a chilly fall day. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to your bowl and let the creamy, melty ice cream mix with the fruity cobbler.

Cinnamon Candied Apples

Nothing says fall like candy apples—especially this cinnamon-spiked recipe. A hard sugar coating makes these candy apples just a little more special than regular caramel apples.

Apple Strudel

This apple strudel recipe will fit right in at your table, whether it's for dessert or breakfast. You can shorten the prep time for this strudel recipe by using purchased phyllo dough, or you can make your own for an extra-special treat.

Dutch Apple Cake

One slice of this apple cake, and you'll be in love. Start with a yellow cake mix, then dress it up with cinnamon, cloves, applesauce, and chopped apples. Drizzle with maple syrup icing, and you've got an unbeatable fall apple dessert.

Honeycrisp Apple and Browned Butter Tart

Lightly caramelized Honeycrisp apples and a sweet browned butter glaze make this festive tart as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the taste buds. We love adding a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream to each serving of this apple dessert for an extra hit of sweet flavor.

Apple-Cheese Danish

Make your own DIY Danish pastries with a filling of spiced apple slices and cream stuffed between sheets of light and flaky puff pastry.

Editor's Tip: Save time when making this fall apple dessert by turning to canned apple pie filling in place of the spiced apple mixture.

Apple-Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

Don't be fooled by the creamy orange and brown sugar sauce drizzled on top of our to-die-for pull-apart bread. The gooey apple dessert is surprisingly easy on the waistline, thanks to the nutritional benefits of ground flaxseed, fresh apples, and reduced-fat cream cheese.

Classic Apple Crisp

A rich custard sauce sets this apple crisp recipe apart from all the rest. Drizzle the custard on top of each portion just before serving—it's even better than a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

The search is over! We've found the perfect apple pie recipe. With salted caramel sauce drizzled over the apple filling, plus an irresistible easy crust, this pretty pie will be the star of any gathering.

Walnut Apple Crisp

Put your slow cooker to work! This easy apple crisp recipe can be made ahead of time, then left to simmer in your slow cooker. Be sure to serve this crisp warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Spiced Apple Drops

This apple dessert gives you a double (or triple) dose of sweet apple flavor. Chopped apple and apple cider flavor the cookies, while the creamy frosting has a splash of apple juice.

Apple Sheet Cake

Topped with fresh apple slices, this apple cake is a definite show-stopper. For the best results, use Honeycrisp, Braeburn, or Gala apples in this pretty maple-glazed sheet cake.

Choose-a-Flavor Caramel Apples

Because sometimes ooey-gooey caramel just isn't enough. Try these four dippers to take this classic apple dessert to the next level: chopped candy, nuts, chocolate, and crushed pretzels. We know you want to. 


Gluten-Free Apple-Pistachio Crisp

The air isn't the only crisp thing we love about fall. This apple crisp recipe is a must, and our gluten-free pistachio version knocks it out of the park. 


Raspberry-Apple Kuchen with Warm Cream Sauce

Our delicious apple kuchen is a triple threat of warm and cozy goodness: Tart apples, cinnamon, and our homemade eggnog sauce make this one apple dessert you can't resist.

Apple-Pear Tart

A simple crushed-cookie crust amplifies the delicious flavor of this mouthwatering pear and apple tart. Bonus: Using premade cookies means this apple dessert recipe is a cinch to make!

Frosted Apple Slab Pie

Take a lighter approach to apple pie with our low-cal version. The tasty filling in this apple dessert features a nice crunch from cereal and hits of fall flavor from cinnamon and nutmeg.

Dark Chocolate-Orange Walnut Caramel Apples

These rich caramel apples are the perfect indulgence. Luscious caramel, chopped walnuts, orange peel, and dark chocolate cover fresh apples for a fun and slightly sophisticated apple dessert.

Danish Pastry Apple Bars

Almost like an apple strudel recipe, these Danish pastry apple bars can pull double duty for dessert—and breakfast the morning after. One recipe makes a whopping 32 servings of the flaky pastry treat.

Maple Brunch Cake with Apples and Cranberries

These little slices of heaven are always a good idea at brunch or anytime. This apple cake is baked with a few of our other fall favorites: maple yogurt, apple pie spice, and cranberries.


Apple-Toffee Tartlets

Filled with a buttery blend of apples, toffee pieces, and brown sugar, these tartlets have all the flavor of classic toffee apples. Sprinkle the itty-bitty bites with powdered sugar for a gorgeous finish.

Maple-Glazed Baked Apples

Our baked apples dessert is a creative orchard-fresh recipe that's perfect for the season. It's also a winner with just five ingredients: Maple syrup, cider, and butter create the homemade glaze, and cinnamon sticks add warm and cozy flavor to the apples.

Maple, Apple, and Date Fruit Crisp

Featuring a melange of flavors, this crunchy-sweet apple crumble caps any meal with seasonal goodness. And with fewer than 200 calories per serving, it's an indulgence you can afford.

Cinnamon Streusel Fresh Apple Bars

Fresh apples, cinnamon, crumbly streusel. These yummy bars are full of all the best fall flavors. Be sure to make a big batch because this apple dessert will disappear fast!

Easy Apple-Cranberry Slab Pie

This sweet treat has everything we love about pie, with none of the fuss of fighting with piecrust. Frozen puff pastry sheets form the perfect crust, while apples and cranberries make the best fruity filling for this yummy apple dessert.

Apple Pie Chimichangas

These chimichangas coated in cinnamon-sugar are the perfect easy apple dessert. Top them with a drizzle of caramel sauce for an extra-sweet treat.

Apple-Spiked Monkey Bread

Monkey bread rises to a new level of delicious with tasty add-ins such as pecans, apples, and caramel-maple syrup. Form individual servings or create a stunning loaf in a fluted tube pan. We won't blame you if you want to serve this apple dessert for breakfast.

Sweet and Spicy Apple Crisps

Watch out: These crisps are addicting! Make these three-ingredients crisps to grab as an apple dessert (or snack!) on the go. Sugar provides the sweetness, while ground chipotle chile pepper gives the apples a spicy kick.

Applesauce Donuts

Forget breakfast! Our cinnamon-applesauce donuts are good enough for dessert—especially when served with a side of whipped cream for dipping!

Apple and Browned Butter Tart

Think fall apple desserts can't get any better? Think again. Apples are definitely the star of this showstopping dessert. This pretty apple tart will wow guests at any gathering.

Baked Apple Pie Bowls

Everything is cuter when small, and these personalized mini apple pie bowls are no exception. Bake a batch for your next fall party—and don't forget to drizzle these apple desserts with extra caramel!


Caramel Apple Cookies

No sticky hands here. Introducing the new fall mash-up you'll wish you had thought of first: caramel apple cookies. Fold apple and raisins right into the batter, then smear with silky caramel frosting and crunchy walnuts for a truly irresistible apple dessert.


Dutch Apple Pudding Cake

Another thing we love about fall: slow cookers. Just toss in all the good stuff—apples, cherries, brown sugar—and let the cooker do its thing. Come back after a walk outdoors in the leaves, and say hello to a homey apple cake!


Caramel Apple-Cherry Pie

This is for when you can't decide between apple and cherry. Oh, and did we mention there's caramel in this apple dessert? You can thank us later. 


Apple Whoopie Pies

Billowy marshmallow creme gives applesauce-spice whoopie pies a delightfully sweet filling. We love how portable (and fun to eat!) these apple cookies are.

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