Cranberry Apple Crumble

Cranberry Apple Crumble

This easy cranberry apple crumble takes the work out of pie by removing the crust but none of the flavor. Anybody else want to just call this crapple crumble or is that just me? But for real, apple plus cranberries (plus cinnamon and brown sugar) make an amazing fall dessert. The cranberries give it a gorgeous pink color and just … Read More

Applesauce Cupcakes

applesauce cupcakes

Applesauce cupcakes are tender spiced cupcakes under a blanket of tangy cream cheese buttercream. The perfect fall treat! Here in the Mid-west, fall is in the air. Which means that it has gotten cold and dark. What do we do? We break out the warming spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves-everywhere (hello, PSL). These cupcakes are no exception. Chalk full of these … Read More

Apple Bread

So here is what I am supposed to be doing: packing, cleaning, sorting.  Here is what I did: bake some bread.  Made some honey cinnamon butter to go on top.  Took some rather crummy photos of said bread and honey butter. Queen of procrastination.  Awesome.  Well, at least we had breakfast for a few days…even if the packing isn’t done. … Read More

Whole Wheat Caramel Apple Cookies

whole wheat caramel apple cookie

Whole wheat oatmeal cookies studded with pieces of gooey caramel and chunks of whole apple. All the best flavors of a caramel apple, none of the mess!   The caramel apple.  Pretty much the most amazing fall dessert ever.  Also pretty much the most challenging to eat fall dessert ever.  And, if you were anything like me, you only wanted … Read More

Caramel Apple Cider

Caramel Apple Cider

So my Target has a Starbucks.  I don’t know if all Targets do, but mine does and every time I’m finished overspending at Target I am always temped by the smell of coffee that costs too much.  I gave up drinking regular coffee a couple years ago for health reasons, but that doesn’t detour me from the decaffeinated versions of … Read More

Easy Apple Tart

easy apple tarts

This is a weeknight kind of pie.  An “I am so tired I can hardly peel these apples and can’t bear the thought of rolling out pie crust” kind of pie.  The kind of pie you toss together when you forgot you were supposed to bring dessert or the kind of pie you make when your love unexpectedly makes a … Read More

Apple Hand Pies

apple hand pies

Hand pies-the cupcake of the pie world. Easy, portable apple hand pies made with store bought crust (to make it easy) and sweet homemade apple filling! What is a hand pie? I’m glad you asked.  Quite simply, it’s a pie you can carry in your hand (duh).  Sometimes known as turnovers, they are a pastry crust with pie filling in … Read More