7 Apple Recipes to Warm Up With

It’s finally Fall y’all, and Kitchen Kettle Village is whippin’ up some warm apple recipes to make the season even sweeter.

From our most popular products like our apple butter and peanut butter schmier, we are bringing you the best collection of recipes. Feel free to break out the pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters and all your fun and festive food creativity!


This first recipe is very simple and easy to make apple pie. Our rustic apple pie recipe is a commonly used recipe for Autumn because of locally grown apples that are in season, it’s great to utilize them for a fall dessert.



  • 1 9″ pastry sheet for pies
  • 5 cups peeled and thinly sliced apples (McIntosh, Granny Smith)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of salt
  • Optional: 1/2 cup raisins or 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Basin Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Unroll pastry on parchment covered baking sheet.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Add apple slices and stir to coat with the flour sugar mixture.
    Gently pour apple mixture into the center of the pastry sheet, leaving a 2-inch ring around the edges.
  5. Gently put edges up to center.
  6. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
  7. Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes or until apples are tender and pastry is golden brown.
  8. You may have to cover the pastry with strips of aluminum foil during the last 15 minutes of baking.

Moving onto the next recipe, we have a caramel apple dip recipe that is worth every calorie and can be perfectly paired with apples, take-a-look below.



  • 1 8oz pkg cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup apple butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 5 apples or pears, wedged


  1. Combine softened cream cheese, apple butter, brown sugar & vanilla.
  2. Add chopped nuts & mix well until combined.
  3. Feel free to serve the (warm) dip as is, or you can chill 45 min to 1 hour before serving.
  4. Serve with fruit wedges.

Similar to apple crisp, this peanut apple brown betty recipe will have you going back for a second bite. Check it out!



  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 T. flour
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1/2 t cinnamon
  • 3 cups sliced apples


  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t baking powder
  • 1 pint Kitchen Kettle Peanut Butter Schmier


  1. Mix sugar flour, cinnamon and salt.
  2. Combine dry ingredients with sliced apples.
  3. Mix well and place in the bottom of a greased 9×9 pan or casserole dish.


  1. Combine dry ingredients and rub in butter to make crumbs. Set aside!
  2. Pour 1 pint Kitchen Kettle Peanut Butter Schmier evenly over apple mixture.
  3. Put crumbs on top.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
  5. Serve hot or cold. Makes 8 servings.

This brings us to our next recipe on our list which is apple sauce cake, pair it with a cup of hot cider and you are good to go!



  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugarCherry Hill Orchards Apples
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup melted margarine
  • 1/2 can apple sauce
  • 1/2 pt of Kitchen Kettle apple butter


  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Mix in order until well blended
  2. Pour into greased and flowered 9x9x2″ pan.
  3. Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes cool and frost with favorite frosting.

Featuring our very own pumpkin butter, this next recipe is a Kitchen Kettle classic perfect for holiday entertaining and serving seasonal apples.



  • 6 oz. cream cheese
  • 7 oz. container of marshmallow creme
  • 1 jar Kitchen Kettle Pumpkin Butter
  • Apple slices for serving


  1. Blend cream cheese and marshmallow creme until smooth.
  2. Add Kitchen Kettle Pumpkin Butter and blend thoroughly.
  3. Serve with apple slices, ginger snaps or animal crackers.
  4. It also tastes great when spread over pound cake.

Our next recipe shows you how to make apple waffles. Top them with apple cinnamon jelly for a breakfast that tastes just like apple pie.



For the waffles:

  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 large eggs separatedwaffles
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 3/4 cups finely chopped apples peeled
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted


  • Top off with 2 tbsp. of apple cinnamon jelly
  • 1 apple, sliced or diced (according to your preference)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tsp. of cinnamon



  1. Stir together the dry ingredients.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolks, then add the milk and whisk again.
  3. Pour the egg mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  4. Add the chopped apples and melted butter.
  5. Using a mixer, beat the egg whites until they are fluffy and stiff.
  6. Fold the egg whites into the batter.
  7. Spoon the batter into a hot waffle iron and cook. Makes 8 waffles, 4″ square.


  1. Place the apple slices in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the water and cinnamon.
  3. Allow the apples to come to a gentle boil and cook for two minutes.
  4. Then drain the water, remove the apples from the skillet, and place on the top of the waffles.
  5. Then take your apple cinnamon jelly and place on top of the warm apples and enjoy!

*Courtesy of www.tastesoflizzyt.com

Here is the perfect recipe for a crisp fall evening, apple butter baked beans which will warm your heart right up!



  • 1 15.5-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Kitchen Kettle apple butter
  • ? cup honeybaked beans
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 15.5-ounce can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can red or pinto beans, drained


  1. Heat oven to 375°F
  2. Mix all ingredients except beans in large bowl.
  3. Stir in beans.
  4. Pour into 2-quart baking dish or casserole.
  5. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

*Courtesy of http://musselmans.com 

If you are lucky enough to visit the Village this Fall, you may get to see Cherry Hill Orchards selling their amazing apples!

Cherry Hill Orchards

Kitchen Kettle is set for all things fall, we hope we gave you some neat apple recipes for you to try out and entertain this season. Remember to check out our website under the recipes tab to checkout more recipes and ideas of what to do with our world famous products and our seasonal events.


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