Recipe Roundup: Apple Puffs, Apple Pies And More

sweetango_cuttingboard_smallAnyone who’s munched a SweeTango apple knows they’re great for eating “as is.” Just bite in and enjoy. No assembly required!

But if you want to try out SweeTango in some prepared dishes, we’ve rounded up some recent articles, videos and blog posts that include promising apple recipes.

So pick up a peck of SweeTango apples and consider trying your hand at some of these recipes.

Apple Cheddar Puffs, Apple Kielbasa Bake
Seattle Times — With the onset of apple season, it’s time to start thinking about ways to use up all those bushels you bring home from your picking adventures. While sauces and pies are a fine start, it’s also easy to get creative with how we cook apples. And you don’t need to limit yourself to sweets. We start you off with a roasted savory medley of apples, potatoes, Brussels sprouts and kielbasa. If you like, top it with shredded cheese a few minutes before it’s done. Click for full recipe.

Skillet Apple-Cherry Pie Recipe
WLS-TV in Chicago featured this segment with Chef Paul Penney, who shows us how to make a tantalizing pie. The recipe was created by Donna Bardocz of Howell, Mich.

With Apples Abundant, Try This Easy-To-Make Torta di Mele
Poughkeepsie Journal — Torta di Mele is quick and easy to make, requiring but a handful of ingredients most of us have on hand in the pantry and refrigerator. You don’t even need a mixer to make it — a large bowl and whisk will do it. Click for full recipe.

Sweet And Savory In One Snack
Los Angeles Times — Cheese? In a cookie? Oh yes! These cookies are an after-school treat we remember from childhood — not too sweet, with just a touch of brown sugar. But there is still enough sweetness there to make them a welcome ending to a wholesome lunch. The apples are tangy and moist inside, and the cheese is an unexpected savory touch that melts and crackles around the edge of the cookie. These are the perfect lunchbox snack and just the right home-baked treat to take on a trail hike. Click for full recipe.

Apple Muffins — For our first foray into cooking with apples this fall, we decided on apple muffins. I took the backbone of our favorite blueberry muffin recipe, altered it slightly and came up with Apple-Oat Muffins. And, pausing to wipe the crumbs off my shirt, I can tell you I think it is pretty good. Click for full recipe.