20 of the Best and Most Delicious Apple Dessert Recipes

It's apple season!

If you want to make or bake a delicious apple dessert, these are the perfect recipes for you!

There's no better way to enjoy the fall season than with fresh apples.

Thanks to this collection of delicious recipes, you'll be able to enjoy amazing apple desserts all autumn.

What can I do with lots of apples?

From cakes to pies and from breads to cookies, there's no shortage of ways to indulge in autumn's bounty of apple varieties.

Apples can range from sweet to tart, but they're always at home in a delectable dessert.

By the by, homeschoolers, if you are studying apples with your kids this season, snag this cute apple life cycle wheel.

What do apples go well with?

Apples pair perfectly with butter, sugar, warm spices and nuts.

Here, you'll find creative ways to savour the flavours and tastes of apples as you bake with fall's favourite fruit.

Which one of these irresistible fresh apple desserts will you try first?

20 of the Best and Most Delicious Apple Dessert Recipes

You can't go wrong with a classic homemade apple pie using freshly sliced Granny Smith apples.

You can take a short-cut and use store-bought crusts as long as your filling is homemade.

The store-bought crust even works amazingly well to create the traditional lattice topping, so win-win. 

This pie is always a crowd pleaser!

There's no better time to indulge in this pull-apart bread full of sweetly spiced goodness than during apple season.

Freshly diced apples are stuffed between canned biscuits or rolls and spiced with sugars, butter, cinnamon, cream and caramel.

It bakes into an outrageous gooey dessert that's loved by adults as well as kids.

Don't wait for a special occasion to serve these decadent apple and cinnamon blondies that are dripping with salted caramel.

There's a brown sugar and pecan streusel that tops these treats, too

Take it way over the top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream plunked right on top of a warm blondie. Oh, my!

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Dazzle your family and friends with this fresh apple dessert made with a homemade pastry crust and topped with freshly sliced apples that are lightly sweetened and spiced

 Just fold the edges of the crust over the apples to keep them contained and bake up this luscious and lovely dessert.

It will be hard to resist a cookie that looks and smells this delicious!

A brown sugar and cinnamon cookie batter is baked in a cast iron skillet.

When done, it's topped with warm homemade caramel sauce and homemade cooked apples.

It's a sweet and indulgent dessert that's irresistible.

You'll love this healthier version of an apple dessert that uses gluten-free oats and is nut-free.

Sliced Honey Crisp apples are tossed with cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla before being topped with the buttery and sweetened oats and gluten-free flour mixture.

Bake until bubbly. It's a cosy dessert perfect for autumn.

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Moist and full of sweet apple flavor thanks to apple chunks in the batter, this simple sheet cake is topped with an easy salted caramel glaze.

Full of cinnamon spices, this cake is always a crowd pleaser whether you're making it for family or sharing it with friends at a party.

Up-level your cinnamon rolls this season with the addition of shredded apples for an extra layer of tasty goodness.

Cinnamon, sugar and pecans keep the rolls sweet and nutty while the cream cheese topping pulls it all together for a freshly baked treat that's always a hit.

Perfect with a coffee, milk, or hot chocolate.

Apples cook up into a tender and sweet dessert with the help of your crock pot.

Core the apples before stuffing them with a mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon, nuts and even cranberries for a festive touch.

Experiment with different varieties for a slightly different flavor every time!

You'll love this charming and easy cinnamon-infused cake batter that goes down in a deep baking dish. 

Arrange sliced apples on top of the batter and dust with sparkling sugar.

As it bakes, the apples sink into the batter creating a pretty design for this scrumptious cake.

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A homemade apple filling tops a sugar and cinnamon dough that's baked into a lusciously delicious and fragrant dessert bar that's spot on for autumn and the holidays.

Top the apple filling with even more snickerdoodle dough to keep the apple mixture sandwiched between these cinnamon cookie bars. So good!

These adorable bite-sized cookie pies are perfect as a snack for kids and adults.

Use apple-shaped cookie cutters to cut out the dough before adding the homemade apple filling.

Top and seal with another apple cut-out dough piece and bake.

Don't skip the finishing glaze because that's the sweet ending that makes these cookies shine!

If you're looking for an impressive dessert for the fall season, here it is!

Don't let it fool you though; it's super easy to put this together.

Freshly cooked cinnamon-spiced apples separate the four caramel-soaked cake layers before being topped with more apples and a final drizzle of the homemade caramel. Stunning!

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Pretty and festive, this braided Danish dessert is filled with fresh apples and cranberries.

Use puff pastry to help pull together this braided look, which is easy to accomplish by following the directions.

Bake until golden brown, cool, and the drizzle with a simple glaze. Beautiful!

Ice cream is a sweet treat any time of the year, so indulge in this during apple season.

It's churned into a frozen dessert that tastes like apple pie!

Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter capture all the flavours you love about this classic pie.

Spice it up this season with this sweet caramel and apple cheesecake that's perfect for your Thanksgiving dessert table.

A graham crumb crust holds the salted caramel-infused cheesecake filling that's baked, chilled and then drizzled with more caramel sauce and topped with warm homemade spiced apples. Swoon!

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If you're looking for an easy party appetizer or dessert, combine store-bought puff pastry with cranberry sauce and freshly sliced apples for a gorgeous and delicious tart.

Top with an egg wash, bake and dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Simple and elegant for entertaining or just to enjoy on your own.

Keep a plate of these glazed apple bars around when you need a sweet treat this season.

An easy to make pastry crust goes down in a sheet pan before being filled with crunchy cornflakes and spiced apple slices.

Cover it all with another pastry topping, brush with an egg wash and bake.

Top with an almond-infused glaze before slicing into bars.

This combo of a cookie plus cheesecake plus apple crumble will have you coming back for more of this amazing pie.

The sugar cookie crust holds the simple cream cheese filling that's then topped with a homemade apple filling.

Finish it off with a buttery cookie crumble mixture before baking.

Chill well before cutting and serving.

Toffee bits and toasted pecans join with the homemade apple filling to stuff several pie crusts to the brim with a fruity, nutty and caramel goodness that's off the charts amazing.

Use store-bought pie crust to keep it simple and bake up this fall dessert in a cast-iron skillet.

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