The apple doesn't fall far from the tree...and that's a good thing, because the more we can get our hands on, the better! Whether you like a tart Granny Smith or a soft & sweet Red Delicious, there's variety for everyone.
What better way to celebrate the start of apple season than with 7 of our favorite apple recipes? From a sweet sipper to some hearty sides and all sorts of sweets in between, today's slideshow is a bushel and a peck of deliciousness.
Johnny Appleseed would be so proud!
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The classic apple pie just got upgraded with another of our favorite fruits...pears! A slice of this delicious dessert from 101 Farmhouse Favorites is perfect paired with a hot cup of coffee after a hearty meal.
2 to 3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
29-oz. can sliced pears
1 T. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
1 T. cinnamon
2 9-inch pie crusts
Place apples and undrained pears in a large bowl. Add flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; stir to mix well. Line a 9" pie plate with one unbaked pie crust. Spoon fruit mixture into pie crust. Top with remaining pie crust and crimp edges. Cut 3 slits to vent. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 325 degrees; bake for an additional 40 minutes, or until crust is golden. Serves 8.