Apples are one of the most versatile fruits and baking ingredients, which is why they are perfect for almost any party dessert recipe. Though we love apple desserts especially in the fall for celebrations like Halloween or Thanksgiving, they're so plentiful all year long that you you can use them to make a tasty treat for any special occasion.
In winter, we're fans of pairing apples with warm spices like cinnamon and sweet flavors like honey. When summer rolls around we can't think of anything more delicious than an apple pie topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
Whatever your event might be, you will definitely be able to impress your guests with at least one of these appetizing apple dessert recipes! Easy to make and definitely a win with all your guests, the recipes below will satisfy a sweet tooth in such a simple way.
Think outside the box when preparing the menu for your party - though apples are a traditional baking ingredient, these recipes incorporate fun, new and exciting twists on your typical desserts made with them.
Browse the recipes listed below and choose one or two that suit your party!
Deconstruct the classic caramel apple dessert you're likely to see at any fall festival. We've turned one of our favorite apple treats into a smaller dessert kabob. Read More
Break tradition and serve breakfast for dessert. These apple pie waffles are simple, savory and sweet, which makes them perfect for a dinner party dessert. Read More
Classic apple turnovers are a good choice for celebrations that take place earlier in the day. We're fans of serving this light and flakey dessert at brunch or showers or even an early morning tailgating party! Read More
You've had pies and tarts and turnovers, but ever taste an apple flavored cupcake? Forget the frosting and bake up these delicious cupcakes with a caramelized apple crumble on top. A cross between a coffee cake, crumb cake and cupcake, it's a favorite of ours for fall parties or as hostess gifts during the holidays since they travel so well. Read More
You can get a simpler, sweeter dessert than baked apples. Quick and easy, they make for a perfect dessert at a wintry party. The warm cinnamon flavor and a hint of butter make this a perfectly scrumptious dessert to enjoy with all your guests! Read More
Apple crisp is a fool-proof dessert - trust us! It is always a hit and your guests can never seem to get enough of this super tasty confection! If you are planning a last minute event, simply throw this in the oven and let it bake, while your finish preparing the rest of the party. Read More
Looking for a twist on that typical apple pie? This recipe courtesy of Jeanne Benedict, is a fabulous way to surprise your guests and mix up that old-fashioned favorite! Read More
Everyone absolutely loves apple cobbler. It is a great dessert to serve at a summer barbecue or a picnic. Put a fresh twist on that traditional recipe with this apple pear cobbler recipe! The addition of pears really take this recipe to the next level and your guests will totally appreciate your creativity and baking skills! Read More
Apples and pralines are a fabulous combination if we do say so ourselves. If you've never mixed them before, give this dessert recipe a try. The combination will add a sweet crunch to your cake and your guests will definitely appreciate this creative recipe. Read More
Similar in flavor to our cupcake versions, but a bit more decadent, make this super tasty caramel apple cake dessert recipe for your friend's birthday or to give to a neighbor just because. Read More
This last apple dessert recipe is more savory than sweet, but it will pair well with so many dishes and offers up an unexpected treat for dinner party guests. Read More