10 Ways to Eat Apples: Beyond the Pie


Apples are the taste of the season, and with so many varieties to choose from and so many ways to bake and cook with them, I thought it’d be fun to show you some favorites! There are more than just apple slices and apple pie. From pies to oatmeal to dinner delights, apples can be part of your daily diet in more ways than one. Keeping the doctor away with an apple a day is as easy as pie.

What’s your favorite way to enjoy a crunchy, juicy apple?

  • In savory salads 1 of 10
    In savory salads

    Apples pair wonderfully with fresh shrimp and ripe avocados adding a bit of crunch to this salad.

    Get the recipe for Shrimp Apple Avocado Salad via Whole Living

  • As chips 2 of 10
    As chips

    A fun snack for kids, apple chips are easy to make ahead of time and store for use later.

    Get the recipe for Homemade Apple Chips via Family Kitchen

  • To hold your drink 3 of 10
    To hold your drink

    Why not fill the apple as your mug? A tasty treat that would be fun at your holiday party.

    Get the recipe for Apple Cider Cups via Busy Mommy

  • As juice itself 4 of 10
    As juice itself

    Apples make a great sweet and tangy addition to green juices.

    Get the recipe for Green (apple) Juice via Family Kitchen

  • Baked as the pie shell of the pie 5 of 10
    Baked as the pie shell of the pie

    Forget the crust, just use the apple as the vehicle for housing delicious, warm apple pie filling.

    Get the recipe for Apple Pie (in the apple) via Testado, Provado & Aprovado

  • As cheesecake 6 of 10
    As cheesecake

    Apple pie is sandwiched right in the middle of this caramel cheesecake with a gingersnap crust.

    Get the recipe for Apple Pie Cheesecake via Food for My Family

  • In your breakfast 7 of 10
    In your breakfast

    A great way to wake up, the taste of apple pie in your oatmeal.

    Get the recipe for Apple Pie Oatmeal via Family Kitchen

  • Baked together 8 of 10
    Baked together

    You could also put your apples right into the pancake.

    Baked Apple Puff Pancake via Food for My Family

  • As a spread 9 of 10
    As a spread

    Cook them down and spread your apples on your favorite baked goods.

    Get the recipe for Crock-Pot Apple Butter via Family Kitchen

  • As part of the pumpkin 10 of 10
    As part of the pumpkin

    A mix of two fall favorites, apples and pumpkin combine in this tasty treat.

    Get the recipe for Pumpkin Pie Apple Crisp via Family Kitchen


Take a bite out of these 17 apple recipes your kids will love!

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