Recipes: Desserts

Apple Date Pecan Bars

While they are more cake-like than bars, Apple Date Pecan Bars are chewy and naturally sweet, and the flavors and…

Grandma Packard’s Apple Squares

THIS RECIPE for Apple Squares was sent to us by Melissa Caldwell of Whately, Massachusetts. “The recipe originated with Grandma…

Apple Cherry Bake

APPLES GO WELL with almost any food, and sweet cherries are no exception. August is the ideal time of year…

Surprise Apple Cake

8 T butter (1 stick), melted 1½ t cinnamon 2 c graham cracker crumbs 3 eggs, separated 1 14 oz….

Apple Raspberry Crisp

FOR A SPECTACULAR variation on apple crisp, add raspberries. The resulting mix of flavors is complex and superb, as both…

Apple Upside-Down Cake

An easy recipe for a lazy Sunday morning or a quick and satisfying dessert.   Topping 3 T butter ½…

Apple Spice Cake for Friends

THIS RECIPE for Apple Spice Cake was sent to us by Agnes Mark, co-owner of Wellwood Orchards in Springfield, Vermont,…

Fabulous Apple Brownies

THESE MAY BE THE BEST apple brownies we have ever had! Hackett’s Orchard in South Hero, Vermont, sent us this recipe…

French Apple Cake with Peaches

½ c flour ½ c whole wheat flour 1 t baking powder ¼ t salt ½ c butter, softened ¼…

Apple Lemon Cake

Apple Lemon Cake is fast becoming the cake of choice at birthdays in our circles. Adapted from Olwen Woodier’s classic…

Peg’s Apple Squares

These are simple, but exquisite. The cornflakes give the squares body and texture, and the hint of almond extract in…

Apple Tart with Mascarpone

Pastry 3/4 c flour 1/4 c whole wheat flour 1/2 c butter, softened 1 egg 1/4 c sugar 1/2 t…