Apple Salsa

Ingredients: 2 medium red Michigan Apples 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 cup chopped orange segments 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper 1 finely chopped jalapeno 1 clove garlic, minced 2

Creamy Blue Cheese and Honey Apple Topped Crostini

Ingredients: •    1 cup (8 ounces) part skim ricotta cheese •    1/2 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese •    1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves, plus 18 small fresh basil leaves for garnish •    2

Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Created by Mary Gardner of Cedar Springs, Michigan Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into bit-sized pieces (about 5 cups) 2 medium tart cooking apples, chopped (2 cups) (Michigan McIntosh, Paula Red

Apple Glorified Rice

Ingredients: 3/4 cup regular converted rice 2 cups Michigan Apple Cider or Michigan Apple Juice 2 cups cubed, red Michigan Apples 1 can (8 oz.) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained 1/2 cup broken pecans, optional 1

Apple Nachos

Ingredients: 1 large Michigan Apple*, cut into 12 wedges 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Colby cheese 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar Assorted crackers Servings: 2 servings Nutrition Facts: Calories per serving 169 Total Fat 9g Cholesterol 27mg

Apple-Chutney Spread

Ingredients: 1 package (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese, softened 1 cup shredded red Michigan Apple 1/3 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/3 cup mango chutney Servings: 2 Cups Nutrition Facts: Per serving,

Apples Roasted with Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 3 cups peeled tart Michigan Apples 2 cups carrots, peeled, cut into 3/4 inch thick rounds 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 1 lb. small redskin potatoes cut into quarters 2 large yams, peeled

Baked Squash with Apples

Ingredients: 3 Delecata or Buttercup squash Butter melted as needed 5 oz. brown sugar 2 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt 2 oz. sherry 6 Michigan Gala or Rome Apples Directions: Wash and cut squash in half

Caramel Apples and Carrots

Ingredients: 3 cups sliced, peeled Michigan Apples 1 1/2 cups peeled baby carrots 1/2 cup water 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons margarine 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup dried tart

Cheesy Apple Bacon Phyllo Cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes      Cook Time: 15 minutes     Yield: 15 pieces Ingredients: 1 box (1.9 oz) phyllo shells (15 pieces) 2 slices bacon, cooked and finely chopped 1/2 small Michigan Gala apple, finely chopped 2