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Apple desserts

Apple Recipes, something for everyone

Apples are a reliable grocery store staple year round, which makes them a reliable option when you want to make a fruit dessert. During apple-picking season, it’s easy to come home with more apples than you know what do with. Here, then, is a collection of some of my favorite apple recipes. If you’re baking …

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Apple Crisp, simple and comforting (without oats)

It’s tough to beat apple crisp for a low effort dessert that’s pure comfort. It’s a dessert that’s like my favorite well-worn hoodie. It’s not flashy or particularly stylish, but when there’s a chill in the air it’s the first thing I reach for. Everyone should have an apple crisp recipe or two in their …

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Apple Pie, a flaky apple-cinnamon classic

Classic apple pie, when it’s good, is a delight to eat. And when it’s mediocre, well, it’s still pretty good. And for years, I made mediocre apple pies. I mean, they were good enough, especially when they were accompanied by a scoop of ice cream or a cup of piping hot coffee, but they weren’t …

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Simple comforts: mini caramelized apple crumbles for two

It is apple season again. Time for pie and cider and eating out of hand. Time for wondering where these variously charming and exotic names of these heirlooms and hybrids came from: cox orange pippin, jonafree, fameuse, sunrise. I think of apples as a comfort fruit. I like them prepared simply. A bit of sugar, …

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