Apple Week Roundup and Giveaway!

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Recipes from last year’s #AppleWeek and an introduction to this year’s #AppleWeek Roundup and Giveaway.

#AppleWeek Roundup and Giveaway

Do y’all know about #AppleWeek?  I first participated last year.  I’m not sure how many years it’s been running.  I do know that it will continue to build and get more participants every year.  It also helps that it has a great coordinator!  Carlee from Cooking with Carlee is awesome and puts up with all our issues and questions every year.  And recipe title changes last minute.  Just sayin…

Since I’ve been planning for this event since the one last year, I didn’t have any title changes.  At least not yet.  I haven’t finished all my recipes just yet, so there could be a change.  We’ll just have to see how that last recipe goes.

I don’t know about you, but I love apples!  Apples are the predecessor to fall and cooler weather.  I’m all about cooler weather.  I cannot stand summer, but y’all know that.

So, when #AppleWeek comes around, I know it’s almost fall.  Apples are typically in season in fall around these parts.  And it’s really a two-fer.  I love fall and I love apples!  All their sweet and fiber filled goodness is the perfect snack and ingredient for a recipe.

You can use apples in sweet or savory baked goods.  They can go into fried recipes or even beverages!  I’ve made tea and a shrub with apples.  They’re great to pair with cheese in these phyllo cups.

Mulled Apple Shrub #AppleWeek

This is not a bush.  It’s a shrub.  A shrub is an infusion of fruits or vegetables into vinegar to use in making cocktails.  I made this shrub for #AppleWeek last year.  I used the last of it for some delicious apple coleslaw.

Apple Brie Triangles #AppleWeek

While you’re sipping this shrub, you can enjoy these Apple Brie Triangles.  They’re crispy, creamy, and full of sweet apples.

Snickapplebutterway Salad #AppleWeek

Your kids won’t kind giving up some of their Halloween candy this year.  Not if you make this Snickapplebutterway Salad, they won’t!!  When I was a kid, we used to get apples, but I don’t think they’re given out any more.  That was the inspiration for this recipe.

Crispy Apple Cheesecake Danish #AppleWeek

One of my favorite Danish flavors is an apple Danish.  I love the crispy puff pastry and sweetened cheese filling in this Crispy Apple Cheesecake Danish.

Turkapple Burgers #AppleWeek

Want something savory with your apples?  Try these Turkapple Burgers?  They’re packed with apple flavor.   There’s also a bonus recipe for the sauce that’s irresistible.

You can’t talk apples unless your talk about caramel apples!  I made some Black Magic Caramel Apples a few years ago that look so awesome and taste delicious.

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are ground up with bratwurst spices and Granny Smith apples to make a homemade Chicken Apple Brat Burger. They’re easy to make and packed with flavor! #BurgerMonth #chickenburger #bratburger #bratwurstburger #chickenappleburger

Here’s another savory recipe with apples.  Inspiration from apple bratwurst and chicken breakfast sauce, I made these Chicken Apple Brat Burgers.  There’s a special blend of spices that goes into these yummy burgers.

Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese #AppleWeek

Finally, there’s a grilled cheese.  Apples are great in grilled cheese because they can hold up during cooking and add that sweet and crisp flavor that pairs well with many cheese.  Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese will be a family favorite.

This leads me to the lovely giveaway our sponsors have offered up for our readers!!

Let’s start with these apples!

Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers from Jonesin’ for Taste
Apple Brickle Mini Tarts with Oatmeal Crust from The Freshman Cook
Apple Oatmeal Coffee Mug Cake from Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids
Apple Oatmeal Muffins from A Day in the Life on the Farm

Here’s the rest of the bushel!

Mulled Apple Cider from Books n’ Cooks
Oatmeal Crusted Apple Stuffed French Toast from Jolene’s Recipe Journal
Savory Apple Sausage Tart from The Crumby Kitchen

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  1. Thanks, Christie! It’s been fun getting in the apple spirit and seeing just how versatile they are. Everyone is so creative and of course your apple goodies all look amazing!

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