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I think it’s safe to say that apples are the official unofficial king of the fall season.
Apart from them being really popular around this time, they’re also naturally sweet, tasty and nutritious, which makes them perfect for those delectable desserts we love to enjoy after a long day.
And with the fall season officially just around the corner, you can bet we won’t be missing out on our favorite apple-inspired treats, and we wouldn’t want you to either.
That’s why I’ve gathered 20 of the best apple dessert recipes for you to enjoy this fall. From delicious apple tarts to pies, to cookies, cupcakes and so much more.
There’s certainly something for everyone, and trust me when I say these treats are nothing short of amazing. So go ahead and dig in.
20 Delicious Apple Desserts For Fall
1) The Best Apple Crisp
First of all we’re starting off with everyone’s favorite fall treat. The delicious and soul warming apple crisp. Because nothing beats juicy and sweetened apple slices, topped with a nice cinnamon-flavored oat topping.
And of course let’s not forget the cherry on top, which is a nice yummy scoop of some good old vanilla ice cream.
This recipe is pretty simple to put together, and is sure to have you licking your plates afterwards.
2) Caramel Apple Cake (crumb topped)
Because who honestly says no to cake? This perfectly moist, buttery and crumbly delight is sure to keep you coming back for more. Make this from scratch in just under an hour, and watch the crowd go wild.
3) Apple Pie
Is it really fall without some good old apple pie? This classic delight made with perfectly baked and juicy apples, enclosed in an equally amazing buttery crust is all you need to satisfy your cravings this fall.
And even though it may take a bit of time to prepare, it certainly is worth the wait. Good luck having any leftovers.
4) Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars
Ready to enjoy the yummy goodness of your favorite apple pie but without the extra stress involved? Then these mini bars are just the thing for you.
From their nice buttery crust, to the rich tasty apple filling, all the way to their caramel drizzled streusel topping, they are practically impossible to resist. And they come together in only a fraction of the time you’d spend making a regular apple pie.
5) Apple Dessert Pizza
Who says you can’t have pizza for dessert? This simple but delicious pizza dessert features your regular pizza crust, topped with some nice apple filling, oat streusel, and then finished off with an irresistible caramel glaze.
And it takes only a couple of minutes to prepare, and then you’re good to go. More than enough slices to go around, and sure to leave everyone satisfied.
6) Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples
I mean, who needs the crust anyways? These cinnamon baked apples are literally the easiest thing to put together, and they’re just so good.
For this recipe, a combination of sweet and tart apples are used to achieve maximum yumminess. They’re then naturally sweetened, covered in all the yummy spices of the fall, and baked to perfection.
The result is truly nothing short of amazing. Once they’re ready, throw in your favorite vanilla ice cream and voila! You have yourself the perfect fall treat.
7) 5-Minute Single Serving Apple Crisp
Enjoy the tasty goodness of your favorite apple crisp, without all the extra fuss.
This incredible apple dessert recipe comes around in just about 5 minutes from scratch in a microwave, and is every bit as yummy.
8) Baked apples
Ever tried stuffed apples? Trust me when I say these crowd pleasers are worth every bit of the hype they get.
This version features Honeycrisp apples, stuffed with a zesty and buttery mix of dried fruit, oats and pecan nuts and then baked to perfection. The whole thing takes just about 15 minutes to prep, and then the oven does all the work.
Once they’re ready, you can enjoy them as they are, or throw in your favorite toppings and devour away.
9) Cinnamon Apple Galette
The galette is a popular French delight much similar to your traditional pie, but with way less work involved.
This is because the crust is wrapped partially around the fruit of choice, in sort of like an open-faced manner. And even though they’re way simpler, they’re still every bit as delicious.
This delicious cinnamon apple galette is sure satisfy your apple pie cravings, with very little stress. Your only regret will be not trying it sooner.
10) Apple Fritter Bread
This is where yummy cinnamon apple fritters meets soft, rich and tender bread. Say hello to your new fall favorite.
11) Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies
Cookies are an important part of every holiday celebration, and these apple cinnamon oatmeal cookie are just the perfect thing for the occasion.
This recipe takes your regular oatmeal cookie, and adds in all the yummy flavors of fall. Not only do they come out downright delicious, but they’re also healthy as well. So feel free to dig in without guilt.
12) Apple Cinnamon Cupcakes
You also can’t forget cupcakes when it comes to times like this. This perfectly moist and tender delight is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next holiday event.
With the yummy flavors of apple and cinnamon combined into one, and then topped with an equally delicious buttercream frosting, these are just about impossible to resist.
Make them in less than 30 minutes from scratch.
13) Easy Caramel Apple Cheesecake
Go ahead and imagine the yummiest cheesecake you can think of. Now top that with a juicy and tasty cinnamon and caramel apple topping, and then throw in some whipped cream on top for good measure.
That’s exactly what you have staring at you right now. This caramel apple cheesecake is the perfect definition of drool-worthy. No matter the occasion, this delicious cheesecake is sure to deliver.
14) Disney Caramel Apples
Forget regular caramel apples. This recipe takes things a bit further by adding in some white chocolate, and then sprinkling some cinnamon sugar for the finishing touch.
These are sure to be a hit with the kids and adults alike.
15) Caramel Apple Pie Fudge
This tasty fudge combines the yummy flavors of two very popular fall treats into one. And it takes just about 10 simple minutes to prepare.
16) Dutch Apple Pie Cookies
While these tiny bundles of yumminess somewhat resemble cookies, they’re basically just a bite-sized apple pie you can easily carry around and enjoy at will.
They’re composed of a nice crust, cinnamon apple filling and of course an equally tasty oat streusel topping. Super easy to whip up, and sure to leave smiling faces afterwards.
17) Apple Dumplings
Similar to the well-loved apple turnovers, these dumplings take apple slices, wrap them around in crescent dough and bake them to perfection.
But in this case, they’re also being placed in a nice sugary and buttery mixture that adds even more yumminess to the dessert.
While this recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients (only 7 simple ingredients), it still comes out pretty good and pretty quickly too. It takes only 5 minutes to prep everything up.
18) Gluten-Free Cinnamon Apple Fries
Forget baking for now. Let’s talk about how good these fried desserts can be. And these gluten-free apple fries are the perfect example.
The peeled and sliced apples are fried to tender crispiness, and then dunked in a sugar cinnamon mix for extra yumminess. The whole thing comes together in just 20 minutes from scratch, and is sure to leave you satisfied.
19) Apple Fritters
This is one treat you’re going to want to have on repeat. They’re just really that good.
Featuring sliced apples wrapped in properly seasoned dough and fried to crispy perfection, these tasty fall fritters are sure to leave you drooling. And they come together pretty easily too, in under 30 minutes from scratch.
20) Apple Blondies
Super quick easy to make, and rich in all the wonderful flavors of fall. Yes please.
Which of these is your favorite? Let me know down below.