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The Best Fall Apple Recipes to Try When You Finally Get Tired of Pumpkin Spice

From breakfast to dessert, we've got you covered with some delicious apple recipes. Set down the PSL, and go back to some of the original fall favorites.

Apple Maple French Toast

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To kick off our apple recipes, let's start with French toast. Because the only thing that makes this breakfast staple better is warm, gooey apples on top. Get this sugary breakfast recipe from Martha Stewart.

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Apple Bacon Breakfast Flatbread

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It's no secret Pillsbury knows what they are doing when it comes to dough, but making a unique breakfast flat bread is a challenge. However, they rose the occasion, bringing you this apple and bacon dish. With just a hint of raspberry, it'll please a variety of tastes.

Photo: Pillsbury

Apple Breakfast Cobbler

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Granola, cinnamon, and apples come together in this tasty breakfast cobbler. If the sweet taste isn't enough to convince you, the recipe (found on Michigan Apples) is done in one easy step: tossing all ingredients in the crock pot, which means you can wake up to a delicious meal with that cup of coffee.

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Apple Butter

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Sure you can bake, chop, and slice apples, but for a fun way to enter fall make yourself this savory spread from Taste of Southern. We can't promise you won't believe it's not butter, but we can promise it''ll complement any slice you smear it on.

Photo: Taste of Southern

Apple Chips

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For a crispy, healthy snack try this apple chip recipe from Living Sweet Moments. Simply slice, bake, and season. The hard part is letting them sit in the oven (OFF) over night for maximum crunchiness. But you are strong, so we know you can resist the temptation.

Photo: Living Sweet Moments

Apple Cider Mimosa

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This fall, try out these unique mimosas. By swapping out the standard orange juice for apple cider you create a new twist on a classic beverage. Get full recipe from The Cookie Rookie and get ready to replace your classic O.J. for good.

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Apple Pie Bites

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Sweet brown sugar, tangy apples, and a dash of cinnamon—it's everything you love about the traditional dish, only miniature, which means no guilt over a little indulgence. Go on, head over to Cook. Craft. Love and make two or three—or 10.

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Apple Spice Muffins

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Jenn Segal from Once Upon a Chef modified a recipe to bring you this fabulous grab-and-go snack. The secret: low-fat yogurt and a hint of nutmeg. Mmm, mmm, good.

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

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Don't get us wrong, traditional New York cheesecake holds its own, but when you pair Granny Smith apples with warm, drizzled caramel like Christy Denney, The Girl Who Ate Everything, you get a dessert that blows traditional out of the water. And we love it.

Photo: The Girl Who Ate Everything

Cinnamon Pecan Caramel Apples

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Speaking of tradition, we can't mention fall recipes without including caramel apples. And this idea, from Half Baked Harvest, has us whipping out our wax paper and caramel. You can top with whatever, but the pecan idea has us going nuts.

Photo: Half Baked Harvest

Creamy Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

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Carrots, sweet potatoes, and apples? Seriously, it's fall in a bowl! Once again, Jenn wows us with her culinary expertise, and we're sure this savory soup will be on your next Thanksgiving menu. It's definitely on ours.

Photo: Once Upon a Chef

Caramel Apple Scones

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Got an apple lying around that you just can't figure out what do with? Well, wonder no more! Check out Diane's recipe and turn that loner into a beautiful (yes beautiful, just look at that caramel) scone.

Photo: Created by Diane

Hard Apple Cider Sangria

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This tangy sangria will make you want to host a party just so you can serve it. Not too sweet, but at the same time it's got a punch that'll make you grin after every sip—and not just because of the wine. Head over to Iowa Girl Eats for the full recipe.

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Mini Apple Pie

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Another mini pie, but this one brings in a new core foundation: an apple! Basically you create a "crust", put your filling in, then you bake it and place it inside the hollowed apple. It sounds easy, but check on the recipe on Desserts with Benefits so you don't miss out on any important steps.

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Peanut Butter Apple Cinnamon Sushi Rolls

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Never, and we repeat, never would we think to create apple sushi. It's a good thing Trish, the blogger of Mom on Timeout, is more creative in the kitchen than us. Seriously, these are a great snack for anyone—not just kids.

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Pumpkin and Apple Soup

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Think you can't combine your admiration of pumpkin spice and desire for apples? Think again. This soup from Cooking. NY Times mixes the two together for this incredible fall dish. It's the best of both worlds!

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Roast Pork Tenderloin and Apples with Mushroom Sautee

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Like its title, this dish is a mouthful. But that doesn't mean we don't love it. Swap out your signature tenderloin recipe for this dish from Bon Appetit, which combines all the flavors of fall into one filling dinner.

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Seared Chicken Breast with Apple Dijon

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Serve this seared chicken breast with apple Dijon at your next dinner party. Betty Crocker has the recipe, which calls for you to season, cook and bake. Pretty easy for something that looks so professional.

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Easiest Apple Cider

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Two. That's it. Two ingredients come together to make this soothing apple cider. Beth, the blogger of Unskinny Boppy, found herself testing different apple cider recipes, until she stumbled across this combo: apple juice and Thieves oil. Simply microwave your juice and add a drop of the oil and enjoy!

Photo: Unskinny Boppy

Apple and Cheddar Penne

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Tired of the same old spaghetti? Give this apple and penne recipe from Better Homes and Gardens a shot. Sure, it may seem like these ingredients don't mix, but you'll be surprised just how well the rich cheddar cheese pairs with the tangy apples! It's the perfect dinner for a chilly night.

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Spiced Pomegranate-Apple Cider

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You can have the easy apple cider we mentioned, but hey, nothing wrong with spicing it up either. This cocktail from Better Homes and Gardens adds pomegranate juice and maple syrup to an otherwise classic recipe. Of course, you can always spike it with some hot butter rum if you want a "harder" drink.

Photo: Better Homes and Gardens

Traditional Apple Pie

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It just isn't fall without traditional apple pie; it's an American staple. And who else could we turn to bring you the best recipe then the one and only, Betty Crocker?

Photo: Betty Crocker

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