Little Fingers of Life

Apple Recipes

“Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.” — Robert H. Schuller

Gluten Free Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie

Gluten Free Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie

Last month we had the opportunity to pick a couple boxes full of apples from a church members apple tree. Apparently they are Iowa State apples. Yummy!

So what does one do with so many apples? Make apple cake, apple pie, apple butter, and applesauce. We also have some apples peeled, cored, and sliced ready to go in our freezer to make more later. Those apples disappeared fast.

Today I wanted to share my roundup of apple recipes. All gluten free to top it off.

Gluten Free Nubby Apple Cake

This cake was devoured before I could get a picture.

Gluten Free Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie

Apple pie served with mint chip ice cream

Apple pie served with mint chip ice cream

Slow Cooker Apple Butter with Honey

Apple Butter and Applesauce in jars

Apple Butter and Applesauce

The Applesauce recipe I created myself, it is also my sons new favorite snack (and breakfast, and any other time we might let him eat it). Due to the popularity of the applesauce one batch made it in the freezer and another batch disappeared within a couple days.

4lbs apples
1/2 cup of honey
1 1/2 cups of water
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice

Mix it all together and cook over medium heat for 25mins. Pour in blender and purée for a few seconds. Walla, toddler friendly applesauce that the whole family enjoys!

We stored the apple butter and applesauce in pint size jars in the freezer, the applesauce disappears so fast when we pull a jar out I think I’ll choose a bigger container next time. Otherwise they work out great and it comes out of the freezer tasting as delicious as when we put it in.

What are your favorite apple recipes?

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