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Everyone equates autumn with certain scents and flavors. You’ve got pumpkin-flavored everything, mulled wine, and, of course, apples. Apple harvesting takes place starting in late August and lasts through the winter, which means we’re smack dab in the middle of this glorious season. To celebrate, we’ve curated some delicious apple harvest recipes from food bloggers ’round the web.
Apple Pie Milkshake
Um, an apple pie that takes on a milkshake form? Sign us up right now. Joanne at the FifteenSpatulas blog says this incredible concoction was inspired by a trip she took to Chelsea Market in NYC. We are so glad she took that trip.
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Apple crisp is a classic fall staple, no doubt. It pairs especially well with vanilla ice cream, or you can eat it right out of the oven. Just make sure you let it cool down a bit before you dig in with your spoon.
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Vegan Red Lentil Apple Soup
If you’re searching for something a little more on the savory side, perhaps this Red Lentil Apple Soup by Vicky of the Avocado Pesto blog will hit the spot. It’s both gluten free, vegan, and is super healthy.
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Baked Apple Bombs
So what exactly is a baked apple bomb? Sommer Collier of the A Spicy Perspective blog says they’re “like fireworks of fall flavor” and are “easier to whip up than a classic apple pie.” Learn how to make them yourself on the blog.
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter
Apple butter is practically a required condiment to have throughout the fall. This spread can elevate even the most delicious muffins or toast, and it also makes for a great gift. Plus, recipes don’t get much easier than this slow cooker version posted on the Practical-Stewardship blog.
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If you make one dessert this fall, let it be apple pie. It’s an American classic and for good reason. Just thinking about the crispy, buttery crust mixed with cinnamon, tart apples and sugar has us drooling. The recipe is adapted from Sandi Anderson and is posted at PopSugar.com.
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