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We. Love. Fall. The changing leaves. The ankle boots. The apple picking. Speaking of apples, you'll want to save and freeze your farm haul for these 42 apple dessert recipes that go beyond the average pie. We're talking doughnuts, biscuits, cake and beyond. You'll want to make them all season long—and perhaps a few will even become part of your regular dessert rotation.

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1. Apple Pie Biscuits

You basically stuff dough with cinnamon-laced apple filling and bake. What could be better—or easier—than that?

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2. Apple Galette

In the world of desserts, the galette is pie’s easygoing friend. And she looks pretty darn great to boot.

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3. Apple-Cider Doughnut Holes

The cider adds a seasonal touch—and also happens to make the dough deliciously moist.

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4. Mini Apple Tarts

Fun fact: These minis are baked in mason jar lids.

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5. Mini Mason Jar Apple Pies

An individually-sized pie means you don't have to worry about sharing. (Plus, aren't they adorable?)

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6. Cranberry Apple Danish

Another fall favorite: cranberries. Why not pair the two together in one tasty confection? Pass the whipped cream.

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7. Apple Upside-Down Cake

Don't forget to serve each slice warm with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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8. Braided Apple Danish Loaf

If you're looking for an apple dessert recipe that will actually impress your mother-in-law, this would be it.

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9. Mini Caramel Apples

Rest assured, you can make this country-fair treat at home no problem. Your kids will be thrilled to help too.

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10. Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

A dessert your trainer can be proud of. This version is a million times better than the store-bought stuff. Trust us.

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11. Roasted Apple Pavlova with Honey Whipped Cream

Bring three-ingredient meringue to life with brown sugar-roasted Granny Smiths and honey-vanilla whip.

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12. Vegan and Gluten-Free Apple Blackberry Crumble Tart

Brown rice and almond flours make this GF dream a reality. And the secret to the crunchy crumble topping? Pine nuts.

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13. Apple Blinchiki (Russian Pancakes)

Like a cross between a crepe and a latke. Slather them with sour cream and sour cherry fruit spread before devouring.

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14. Gluten-Free Apple Rose Tart

Consider your dinner guests wowed. The apple roses are easier to assemble than you think.

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15. Jolly Rancher Candy Apples

It turns out that melted cherry Jolly Rancher candies make a quick-and-easy candy apple topping. And the white chocolate drizzle? *Chef's kiss.*

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16. Apple-Cider Pear Spelt Cake

Slice for a surprise. (Yep, those are apple cider-poached pears.)

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17. Hard Apple Cider Floats

Sorry kids, this one's for the grown-ups. But you can easily substitute virgin apple cider if they get too jealous.

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18. Apple Tart with Soft-Pretzel Crust

We love a side of salty with our sweet. Finish it off with a sprinkle of pearl sugar or go rogue and add some rock salt.

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19. Cinnamon Sheet Cake with Cider Frosting

Dessert is only an hour away, homemade apple cider frosting and all. The key is reducing store-bought cider into easy cider syrup.

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20. Goat Cheese, Apple and Honey Tarts

Tangy goat cheese, fragrant rosemary and store-bought puff pastry are all invited to dessert. Use sweet apples like Galas or Braeburns for the best results.

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21. Chai-Spiced Apple Ricotta Galette

Mellow ricotta cheese plays Honeycrisp apples' creamy partner in crime. And it'll be ready in 45 minutes.

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22. Apple Danish

Flaky crust. Crumb topping. Cinnamon-nutmeg apples. Simple vanilla glaze. What's not to like?

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23. Puff Pastry Apple Galette

We'll never get sick of making dessert in the cast-iron skillet. Just top it with ice cream and caramel and she's ready for her debut.

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24. Cinnamon Sugar Apple Puff Pastry

A 35-minute gem that's impossible not to like. Frozen puff pastry makes it a total cinch to assemble.

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25. Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Bye-bye, messy frying. All you need is your trusty oven and 50 minutes to reach coffee-dunking nirvana.

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26. Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

Dress simple shortbread crust with five-ingredient pie filling, streusel topping and homemade salted caramel sauce. We dare you to only have one.

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27. Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples

We love flaky pie crust and puff pastry too, but there's something to be said for a no-fuss dessert that puts apples front and center.

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28. Brown Sugar-Apple Pie Pop Tarts with Chai-Spiced Icing

Breakfast is served. And the kids won't miss the store-bought stuff one bit.

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29. The Best Apple Crisp

Bring on all the Granny Smiths—no peeling required. Thank brown sugar, chopped pecans and old-fashioned oats for the crispy topping.

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30. Easy Apple Strudel with Phyllo

America's favorite pie filling goes Greek. And it all comes together in under an hour.

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31. No-Bake Apple Donuts

For when you need dessert like, yesterday. Let your kids decorate to their sprinkle-loving hearts' content.

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32. Paleo Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

No diet could stand between us and dessert. Thanks to this coconut milk ice cream sweetened with maple syrup, you can have the best of both worlds.

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33. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake, meet apple pie. They'll become BFFs under a drizzle of caramel in half an hour.

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34. Double the Streusel Apple Butter Bars

Apple butter is the excitement your morning toast has been craving. Try your hand at making it homemade or save time with store-bought.

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35. Spiced Pecan Apple Cider Doughnut Cake

Alexa, add autumn leaves bundt pan to our shopping cart.

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36. Sweet and Salty Chocolate-Drizzled Cider Caramel Apples

These have Halloween party favor written all over them. The caramel dip is rich with apple cider, butter and heavy cream.

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37. Cinnamon Apple Puffed Pancake

We've never met a Dutch baby we didn't like. Especially one drenched in cinnamon-butter maple syrup.

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38. Cinnamon Apple Babka

Your local Jewish bakery will miss you. Make the full recipe or store half the dough in the freezer to bake within three months.

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39. Caramel Apple Cake

The easiest (and tastiest) centerpiece there is. It's slathered with cream cheese frosting and all the salted caramel.

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40. Bourbon Apple Fritters

Your donut shop go-to is totally within reach. And this time, it'll be covered in a sweet, buttery bourbon glaze.

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41. Paper Bag Apple Pie

Call it en papillotte if you're fancy. The whole pie bakes in a brown paper bag to make the crust irresistibly flaky.

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42. Applesauce Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Applesauce makes for one seriously moist dessert. The homemade cream cheese frosting doesn't hurt either.

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