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Michigan Apple recipes perfect for holiday baking

Contact: Denise Donohue
(800) 456-2753

DeWitt, Mich. – When cooking for friends and family this holiday season, consider using one of the many recipes available at MichiganApples.com. The site features many recipes from appetizers to entrees, salads and desserts, perfect for holiday meals.

“Michigan Apples are a fantastic ingredient to many traditional holiday dishes,” said Denise Donohue, Executive Director of the Michigan Apple Committee.  “We have some award-winning recipes that are sure to please your taste buds.”

MichiganApples.com has a wide variety of salads and side dishes to start off any meal including award-winning maple ginger sweet potatoes with apples and apple salad with candied bacon and goat cheese.  Award-winning brunch options are also available and include baked apple stuffed French toast and easy apple breakfast cobbler

Easy Apple Breakfast Cobbler:

  • 4 medium-sized Michigan Apples, cored, peeled and sliced 
  • ¼ cup honey 
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 
  • 1 tbsp. butter or trans fat free margarine, melted 
  • 2 cups low-fat granola cereal

Place apples in a crock pot and stir in honey and cinnamon. Top apple mixture with granola and drizzle with butter or margarine.  Cover and cook on low 7-9 hours or on high 2-3 hours. Serve warm and top with low-fat milk or vanilla yogurt if desired.

To finish off any holiday feast, the Michigan Apple Committee offers a variety of desserts including caramel apple pecan cheesecake, chewy apple brownies, and baked apples with cinnamon chip streusel.  To see these recipes and more, visit MichiganApples.com/recipes.

The Michigan Apple Committee is a grower-funded, nonprofit organization devoted to promotion, education and research activities to distinguish the Michigan apple and encourage its consumption by consumers in Michigan and around the world.