The month of October may be all about Halloween, fall weather and pumpkin spice. But did you know there’s another thing worth celebrating? October also is National Apple Month! This is the time of the year when Mother Nature brings back all of our favorite apple varieties. From the return of sweet Green Dragon Apples to gorgeous Hidden Rose Apples and more, you’re going to want to take advantage of the season. Apples are the second bestselling fruit in United States, following closely behind berries. They’re also one of the most common fruit consumed by kids and adults alike. Safe to say that they are every bit worth the recognition!
Did you know that there are over 7,000 different kinds of apple varieties? According to The Packer’s Fresh Trends 2018 Survey, the most popular variety was Granny Smith Apples, knocking the Red Delicious variety off the top spot for the first time! Honeycrisps took second place this year following with Red Delicious, Gala and Fuji, respectively. Here at Melissa’s Produce, we offer many of these varieties and more in our selection. No matter your favorite picks, there are plenty of apples to go around for everyone. To make the most of this month and the season, we’ve come up with another amazing roundup of apple recipes for you. After all, tis’ the season to fill your home with the scent of baked fruit, warm spices and all the wonderful things about the fall harvest.
Apple Cinnamon Pancakes by Creme De La Crumb
Caramel Apple German Pancakes by i heart eating
Apple Chips (In the Microwave) by Diethood
Creepy Caramel Apples by Melissa’s Corporate Chefs
Hidden Rose Apples by The Jolly Tomato
Easy Stovetop Apple Butter by Center Cut Cook
Holiday Baked Apple Dessert by Real Food, Mostly Plants
Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices by Mom Loves Baking
Treat or Treat Taffy Crab Apples by Tarlette
Easy Roast Chicken Apple Salad by Delicious Table
Apple Cranberry Turkey Burger Sliders by Peas and Crayons
Fuji Apple Chicken Salad by The Recipe Critic
Apple Yogurt Cake with a Cinnamon Sugar Streak by The Kitchn
Green Dragon Apple Crisp by Real Food, Mostly Plants
Caramel Apple Blondies by Foodness Gracious
Caramel Crab Apple Galette by My Kitchen Love
Apple Pecan Fritters with Brown Butter Glaze by Now, Forager
The Best Apple Crumble Pie Recipe by Joy Food Sunshine
Hidden Rose Apple Tart by Apt. 2B Baking Co.
Spiced Crab Apple Mini Pies by Hint of Vanilla
Homemade Apple Cider by Gimme Some Oven
Fireball Cinnamon Apple Cider Fall Cocktails by Delicious Table