Apple Caramel Nut Tarts – A Recipe Revamp
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Apple Caramel Nut Tarts | Dawn's Recipes

I first posted this recipe in 2007, but I decided to dig it out of the archives because of all the apples I’ve been getting in my CSA share lately.  I figure it was a good candidate for an update because A) the original photos were kind of ugly and B) I wanted to make a few minor changes to the recipe itself. … Continue Reading →

Applesauce
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Homemade Applesauce | Dawn's Recipes

Did you know that October is National Apple Month here in the U.S.? Our CSA shares are never short on apples this time of year. Luckily there are about a million ways to enjoy them. (I’m pretty sure that’s not an exaggeration!) Applesauce is one of the simplest ways to prepare them short of eating them raw. … Continue Reading →

Apple Pie Ice Cream
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Apple Pie Ice Cream

I came up with this recipe in my desperation to use up all the apples I was getting from my winter CSA. It’s fortunate that my daughter loves raw apples so much, but I really prefer mine cooked. I thought I’d see if I could replicate the taste of apple pie a la mode by cooking a pie filling on the stove top, then using that as a mix-in for the ice cream. It worked! … Continue Reading →

Easy Apple Butter from Your Slow Cooker
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Apple Butter

Just about any apple you can eat will work with this recipe. I had a bunch of random varieties (Honey Crisp, Macoun, Cortland, etc.) that I got from our local CSA, so I used a mixture. The plethora of apples I received this year was actually the main reason I decided to make this recipe. I just didn’t have room to store them all. Luckily, apple butter is delicious, easy to make, and uses LOTS of apples. It also makes your house smell amazing! So be cautious if you decide to let it cook overnight. You might wake up with … Continue Reading →

Apple Crisp
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Apple Crisp

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed it’s apple season. What better way to enjoy a cool autumn day than with a warm, spicy apple crisp? Print Apple Crisp Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients4 cups tart apples, peeled and sliced (about 4 medium) 2/3 to 3/4 cups packed brown sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup oats 1/3 cup chopped pecans (optional) 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg 1/3 cup butter, softenedInstructionsHeat oven to 375ºF. Arrange apples in greased square pan, 8x8x2 inches. Mix remaining ingredients; … Continue Reading →