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12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple and Cranberry Lattice Author: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kithen Credits: Jeff Coulson

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12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Take advantage of the abundance of apples at harvest time by trying some of our best apple dessert recipes. From Classic Apple Pie to delicious Apple Fritters, we have the best apple recipes to help you enjoy the best of the season.

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12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Sticky Caramel Apple Buns

Ooey, gooey caramel buns give plain old cinnamon rolls a serious run for their money. A bit of whole wheat flour lends a hint of wholesomeness to these otherwisenutterly indulgent treats. They are delicious any time and best served warm.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple and Cranberry Lattice Pie

A fluted lattice top is all you need to transform a bubbly, fruit-filled pie into a bakery-worthy treat. Its filling combines the best of the season with a mix of apples and fresh cranberries.

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By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Cheese Danishes

Family and friends will be amazed at how impressive these treats look and taste. (How easy they are to make can be your secret.) Look for pressed cottage cheese in the dairy case of the grocery store. Use 10% cheese for its rich and creamy taste. This is not the place for low-fat cheese – you won't get the desired creamy texture.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Szulc

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Fritters

These scrumptious treats are a must during apple season. But who are we kidding? They're a welcome indulgence any time of year – especially during the holidays. These fritters are best served warm, so gather everyone in the kitchen to enjoy them as soon as they're ready.

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By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Cheddar Quick Bread

The combination of sweet-tart apples and salty Cheddar cheese is a match made in heaven. The grated and diced apples in this moist quick bread are key to the bursting apple flavour and tender texture.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Rustic Apple Cake

There is just enough batter to hold the apples together in this French-style apple cake. Use any baking apple you like; just make sure it can hold its shape when baked.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Honey-Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

Be sure to use in-season apples that are firm, sweet and somewhat tart. The cake alone is dairy-free. If you're making this for a kosher meal or for someone with a dairy intolerance, drizzle the cake with warmed honey rather than the honey caramel sauce.

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By: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Warm Spiced Apple Galettes With Whiskey Caramel

These individual galettes are spiced with the warm winter flavours of cinnamon and allspice. For a spectacular restaurant-style finish, serve each one surrounded by a drizzle of sauce on the plate and finish with a dollop of whipped cream.

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By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Yvonne Duivenvoorden

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Spice Cupcakes

A cinnamon-infused cream cheese icing graces the tops of these ultramoist cupcakes. The mix of apples and fragrant spices makes them an ideal harvest dessert.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Crisp Tartlets

Enjoy all the pleasures of crumble-topped apple pie in a delightful hand-held size. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for an even more indulgent dessert.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Apple Cranberry Muffins

Adding fresh apples to this muffin batter is a nice way to incorporate fruit in a baked treat. Dried cranberries add a touch of tartness, but you can use raisins or any other dried fruit.

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By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Jeff Coulson

12 delicious ways to enjoy apple-picking season

Classic Apple Pie

When leaves begin to change colour in the fall, it's a reminder that freshly picked apples are in abundance. Serve a slice of this classic treat topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Source: Ryan Szulc

 

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