Filled with all the warm flavors of autumn, these delicious apple dessert for fall are a treat for the senses. From traditional apple pie to glazed apple cider donuts, these easy fall desserts will have you ready for sweater weather in no time!

Besides pumpkin spiced lattes, apple desserts are my favorite part of fall! Warm apple pie, apple spiced cake with fresh whipped cream, glazed apple cider donuts…in the world of baking, it doesn’t get much better than this!

And with all the best apples coming into season, there’s no better time to start gathering up some tasty apple-inspired desserts. Whether you’re looking for a new recipe to try this Thanksgiving or you’re just curious about what to do with any leftover apples you may have lying around after a day at the orchard, these easy fall desserts are sure to be the apple of your eye!

1. Dutch Apple Pie

Lattice pies not your style? Try this Dutch Apple Pie instead! Made using an oat and walnut topping, this pie is similar to a crumble. Serve with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream for the perfect ending to any fall celebration.

2. Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake

Filled with all the warm flavors of autumn, this Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake is just as good for breakfast as it is for dessert. Made using fresh apples, cinnamon, cloves, pumpkin and pecans, this cake will certainly make your kitchen smell amazing! Don’t forget a drizzle of homemade caramel sauce and a dollop of fresh whipped cream!

3. Old Fashioned Apple Cranberry Lattice Pie

Use Granny Smith apples and fresh cranberries to make this tart and delicious lattice pie. No need to stress over making a pie crust, store-bought works just as well (and no one has to know your secret). Top your lattice design with apple-shaped pie crust cut-outs for a cute finishing touch.

4. Apple Cider Baked Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze

It’s just not fall without apple cider donuts! Topped with a sweet apple cider glaze, these donuts are sure to become a favorite with kids and adults alike. Try them with a cup of mulled wine or up the apple flavor by serving them with warmed spiced cider.

5. Mini Apple Pies

Looking for something fun and trendy to make with the family? Try these mini apple hand pies. Served on a stick for an easy grab-and-go snack, these mini pies are great for when you just need a little bite of something sweet. As an alternative, you could use the pie crust to make ice cream sandwiches and get the best of both worlds!

6. Caramel Apple Cupcakes

No need to worry about breaking your teeth on these ‘caramel apples’. Made using a spice cake recipe as the base, these cupcakes are topped with bright red buttercream frosting, then drizzled with a warm caramel sauce. Insert a branch-shaped treat stick to complete the look!

7. Caramel Apple Cake Ball Pops

These cake pops may look like the real deal, but they feature a fun twist – instead of frosting, they’re made using caramel ice cream topping! A rich and tasty treat for all you caramel apple lovers, these cake pops can even be decorated to look like apples if you cover them in Red Candy Melts candy!

8. Cinnamon Apple Tart

Apples and cinnamon go together like autumn and pumpkins, and this Cinnamon Apple Tart is great for those who love this warm flavor combo! Arrange your apple slices in a pretty pattern for a lovely, eye-catching dessert that’s perfect for Thanksgiving or small dinner parties with friends.

9. Apple Cranberry Mini Loaves

Bursting with sweet and tart flavors, these mini apple and cranberry loaves are great for sharing with friends and neighbors. A tasty sweet for breakfast, dessert and everything in between, these little loaves also feature a soft pink glaze, made with confectioners’ sugar and cranberry juice.

10. Apple Pie Cookies

Can’t choose between a slice of pie and a cookie? Well, with this dessert, you can combine them into one! These small apple-shaped “cookies” are filled with an apple pie filling for a little bite of something sweet.

What’s your favorite way to bake with apples? Let us know in the comments below, or share a picture of your fall dessert on Instagram and tag us @wiltoncakes! Remember, an apple a day keeps the doctor away!

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