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Step aside, pumpkin spice…because apple was and always will be the ultimate fall flavor.

Who can deny the unbeatable balance of tart and sweet? It makes this fruit a great addition to any fall-inspired recipe (apple pie, anyone?), and it’s such a classic ingredient.

Check out these mouth-watering apple recipes that will leave you thinking twice about your pumpkin obsession.

Overnight Apple Crisp Breakfast

Quinoa makes any breakfast a breakfast for champs. The protein-packed seed doesn’t give off a strong flavor, so when mixed with other ingredients, you won’t even realize it’s there. Make this the night before, and you’ll have a yummy meal ready for you in the morning.

Honeycrisp Apple Quesadillas With Bacon and Cheddar

Doesn’t this just sound divine after a long day? All you need are four ingredients (yes, you read that right), and in just two minutes, you’ll be ready to eat.

Butternut Squash Apple Bruschetta

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your usual appetizers, look no further. This autumn twist on the classic will impress every foodie in your life.

Apple Cheddar and Sausage Breakfast Strata

This dish is perfect if you have friends or family coming over because it makes 10 servings. Plus, it even makes a great hearty breakfast during the holidays.

Cinnamon Apple Chips

We’re always on the lookout for healthy snacks, which is why we’re so excited about this easy recipe. Make a big batch so you always have some on hand.

Apple Gouda Grilled Cheese

Nothing warms you up quite like a gooey grilled geese sandwich. It’s already tasty on its own, but pair it with your fave soup to get the most out of this comfort food.

Overnight Cinnamon Apple Baked French Toast

What’s better than waking up to a sweet smell? This overnight French toast, which has all the traditional flavors you’d expect plus apples and a streusel topping.

Carrot Apple Bread

A slice of this delicious loaf makes a great breakfast, snack, dessert, or even a lovely hostess or thank you gift. It keeps up to six months in the freezer, so you can make a big batch and pull it out whenever you’re craving something sweet.

Apple Crisp Shortbread Bars

Fall wouldn’t be complete without an apple crisp dessert. This recipe combines a shortbread bar with the traditional crisp recipe for the ultimate treat.

Apple Scones

Just think how good these would be with a hot cup of tea as you unwind after a crazy day. Now all you need is a cozy blanket for a perfect fall evening.

Homemade Slow Cooker Apple Cider

You won’t miss PSLs after you try this recipe. Simply pop the ingredients into a slow cooker and let it do the rest.

xx, The FabFitFun Team