Fall is rapidly approaching. Soon there will be a cool snap in the air, bringing with it one of America’s favorite crisp, autumn treats: apples. Apple pie, apple crisp, baked apples, apple butter, apple cider—there are dozens of ways to enjoy this versatile fruit. For those of us stretched for time, the easiest way to prepare an apple dish is in the slow cooker. We have narrowed down a list of 5 slow cooker apple recipes you’ll love. They’re easy as pie to make and you won’t find yourself laboring over them in the kitchen for hours.
Apple butter is a great, lower-calorie alternative to butter and other high-fat spreads. This easy recipe is delicious on anything from homemade biscuits to pancakes.
This healthy dessert is perfect for a chilly fall evening. The apples are cooked down over 4 hours with cinnamon and topped with a crumbly oat topping. This recipe promises to leave your house smelling as amazing as these apples taste.
This recipe can be whipped up in just a few minutes and thrown in your slow cooker overnight, allowing you to wake up to a hearty and fragrant breakfast in the morning.
Once you make your own batch of applesauce at home, you’ll never want to buy a jar from the store again. This recipe is super easy to make and contains no added sweeteners.
Apples aren’t the star of the show in this dish, but they add a touch of sweetness that totally transforms the pork.
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