Beyond Apple Pie Desserts
There’s certainly nothing wrong with this classic American dessert, but if you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary, here are eight apple-rific ideas.
Sweet, warm and crunchy, this apple dessert has all the goodness of pie, without the crust!
Serve this classic apple creation as a topper for ice cream, as an ingredient in baked goods or for dessert all by itself.
Warm apples with a sugary topping, apple crisp is straight-up comfort food.
Apples, coconut and pineapple take center stage in an apple-filled version of this old-school fruit salad.
Whip up some homemade applesauce, then pack it in flaky pouches with some cream cheese.
Yup, pizza! Toasty bread is topped with apples and caramel sauce in this sweet take on pizza.
Complete with dollops of thick and creamy cream cheese frosting, these fruit-and-veggie-filled treats are delicious and perfectly portioned.
This recipe was No. 12 on Food Network Magazine’s hit list of 50 Bar Cookies; it features sauteed apples mixed into a sugar cookie crust. Apple heaven!
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition.