medium tart apples

Apple Gingerbread Skillet Cake

"This gingerbread recipe came from my grandmother, and we always ate it with warm applesauce. I adapted it into a one-pan dessert by layering the apples around the bottom of a cast-iron skillet and topping them with the gingerbread batter. The skillet creates a wonderfully thick crust on the gingerbread." —Mary M. Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

Ginger Apple-Pear Crisp

"Enjoy autumn aromas—apples, cinnamon and spices—in this delicious recipe. It's even better with a scoop of vanilla or pumpkin ice...


Apple-Nut Bread Pudding

"Traditional bread pudding gives way to autumn's influences in this comforting dessert. I add apples and pecans to this slow-cooked...


Warm Cinnamon-Apple Topping

"You'll quickly warm up to the old-fashioned taste of this cinnamon-apple topping. Spoon it over vanilla ice cream or slices...


Cranberry-Pear Apple Crisp

"With its crunchy golden topping and flavourful blend of tart cranberries and sweet apples and pears, this dessert makes a...