It wouldn’t be fall without fresh apple cider! Take your apple cider behind the basic beverage with these recipes — from baked goods to glazed chicken!
While everyone else is going crazy for all things pumpkin spice, I’m over enjoying all things apple cider. While pumpkin spice is a sign of fall, bring on the apple cider. There is nothing that screams fall more to me than picking apples, grabbing a jug of fresh apple cider, and warm apple cider donuts.
From cookies and baked goods to savory entrees, you will love these fruit-infused apple cider recipes. Stock up on apple cider or make your own!
Homemade Apple Cider Recipes
Best Apple Cider Recipes
Best Apple Cider Recipes
It wouldn't be fall without fresh apple cider! Take your apple cider behind the basic beverage with these recipes -- from baked goods to glazed chicken!
Apple Cider Donut Cake
Your favorite apple cider donut, reinvented into a moist spiced cake, coated in sweet cinnamon and sugar!
Baked Apple Cider Donuts
Caramel Apple Cider
Caramel Apple Cider makes a delicious drink throughout the year, but especially during fall and winter!
Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails
These Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails will keep you warm and toasty this fall - perfect for everything from tailgating to Thanksgiving!
Apple Smoothie Recipe
Cozy up to fall with the most delicious smoothie recipe with apple! This is a sweet, tart-apple, and cinnamon sip that is perfect for an autumn afternoon. If you’re looking for a refreshing beverage with all the flavors of fall, look no further!
Caramel Apple Cider Floats
These Caramel Apple Cider Ginger Ale Floats are the perfect excuse to eat ice cream all season long.
Apple Cider Cheesecake Bars
Delicious layered bars with a shortbread crust, cheesecake filling, and topped with a crumb topping, apples, and caramel!
Stovetop Pork Chops with Apple Cider Gravy
You only need one pan, five ingredients and about 30 minutes for these Stovetop Pork Chops with Apple Cider Gravy.
Apple Cider Baked Beans
These apple cider baked beans are a delicious way to bring your favorite summer barbecue side dish into the fall. This easy slow cooker baked beans recipe can be put together in just a few minutes for a hearty side.
Apple Cinnamon Rolls with Cider Cream Cheese Frosting
Cinnamon rolls covered in a cream cheese frosting infused with apple cider and more apple pie spices make for a cozy fall breakfast!
Apple Cider Cookies
This apple cider cookie recipe is made with real apple cider and instant apple cider mix for the most flavor possible!
Baked Apple Cider Donut Holes Recipe
Delicious donut holes that are loaded with the flavors of apple cider and rolled around in cinnamon sugar. Use this recipe to make donut holes or donuts, either way, they’re super-moist and soft little pillows. They’re baked, not fried, which makes them totally waistline friendly.
Apple Cider Caramels
Chewy, sweet and buttery caramels with a bite from the reduced apple cider.
Apple Cider Ice Cream
Apple Cider Snickerdoodles
Ultra soft, thick, and delightfully chewy Snickerdoodles infused with the tart sweetness of hot apple cider!
Apple Cider Pound Cake
Apple Cider Pound Cake is a fluffy loaf cake full of apple cider flavor and dusted with cinnamon sugar. This cake reminds me of those apple cider doughnuts you get when you go apple picking!
Caramel Apple Cider Bars
For the apple-craving sweet tooth, these bars are made with cider that is cooked down into a sweet syrup, swirled with cream cheese and spooned over a gingersnap crust. Drizzled with caramel syrup, they’re perfect for fall.
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Maple Meatballs
Easy Slow Cooker Apple Cider Maple Meatballs have all the flavors of fall in a tasty little package! Perfect for your next game day celebration!
Apple Cider Barbecue Sauce Recipe
This Apple Cider Barbecue Sauce recipe is perfect for fall. It has sweetness from fresh apple cider and little kick that keeps you coming back for more!
Wholemeal Cheddar and Apple Chutney Soda Bread with Cider
This Wholemeal Cheddar and Apple Chutney Soda Bread with Cider is so quick and easy to make. Great to have with soup and as it uses cider there's no need for buttermilk!
Apple Cider Margarita
A little apple cider, tequila and a touch of Grand Marnier makes this easy, tasty golden Apple Cider Margarita. The perfect cocktail to celebrate the fall season!
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Pork
This pulled pork is flavored with apple cider, brown sugar and mustard. It smells great while it cooks and tastes great on sandwiches, mashed potatoes or even on waffles! It is a great fall dinner and a fun change from traditional BBQ pulled pork.
Apple Cider Caramel Sauce
This delicious caramel sauce is kissed with apple cider. You are not going to believe the flavor it gives. Perfect for drizzling over cake, ice cream, waffles, apples or eaten off a spoon!
Creamy Apple Cider Chicken Skillet
This Creamy Apple Cider Chicken Skillet is an easy, delicious Fall dinner with sweet and savory flavors. We loved this served with mashed red potatoes with the easy pan sauce spooned over the top.
Cider Sangria Cocktail Recipe
Cider Sangria, an easy fall cocktail recipe with apple cider, apple wine, maple liqueur, cinnamon, and sparkling water.
Pork Stir Fry For One
A pork stir fry recipe that’s easy to make and filled with flavor. Ground pork seasoned perfectly and cooked with vegetables served with a terrific sauce over rice. Ready in under 30 minutes.
Slow Cooker Apple Cider Beef Stew
Cold weather got you feeling down? A heaping helping of this hearty Apple Cider Beef Stew is just the kind of stick to your ribs lunch or dinner to lift your spirits. It even travels well, making it perfect for sharing and ideal for parties & potlucks.
Apple Cider Moscow Mule
Our Apple Cider Moscow Mule cocktail recipe is a twist on this classic cocktail replacing the lime juice with seasonal apple cider and garnishing with an orange slice, apple slices and a cinnamon stick stirrer! The Moscow Mule has been updated for the cool autumn weather and this trendy cocktail never tasted so good!
Apple Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
A yeast apple pecan cinnamon roll cupcake with an apple cider glaze.
Hard Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs
This Apple Cider Braised Chicken will quickly become a fall favorite meal. Chicken thighs and root vegetables braise away in Apple cider for all the flavor.
Non-Alcholic Apple Cider Punch: Perfect For Thanksgiving
A fall favorite, this apple spiced cider is perfect for Thanksgiving!
Cider Glazed Chicken Breasts
Cider Glazed Chicken Breasts are a delicious, easy gluten-free chicken dinner. This quick and easy dish is ready in under 20 minutes!
Caramel Appletini Recipe
This Caramel Appletini tastes just like a caramel apple! It has just 4 ingredients but the combination is magical.
DIY Apple Pie Moonshine
This Homemade Apple Pie Moonshine is your dessert and after dinner cocktail all in one!
Roasted Maple Pears
A deliciously easy recipe for roasted maple pears using butter, apple cider and maple syrup. Top with cottage cheese or ice cream for an amazing dessert!
Sautéed Green Beans Recipe with Apple Cider
This Sautéed Green Beans Recipe with Apple Cider is a delicious Thanksgiving side dish! Made with only 5 ingredients, they’re a healthy and easy holiday favorite that everyone will love! Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, paleo-friendly!
Homemade Fried Apples Recipe
This fried apples recipe is given an extra punch of fall flavor thanks to apple cider.
Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad
Glazed Apple Cider Loaf Cake
Apple cider loaf cake is an easy and delicious way to use fall apples and apple cider. It's fancy enough for a party but comfort food great for brunch or snacking too.
Hot Buttered Rum with Cider
The sugar-free hot buttered rum code has been broken! Can you guess the key? Spoiler alert: apple cider’s the answer!
One-Pan Boiled Brats with Sweet Onions & Hard Apple Cider
An easy recipe for savory, juicy bratwurst browned & boiled all in one pan on the stovetop with sweet onions and hard apple cider. This is a tried-and-true technique for cooking brats all-year long without a grill.
Apple Cider Instant Pot Beef Stew
This easy recipe for Instant Pot Beef Stew uses apple cider to create a tasty and slightly sweet gravy for the tender chunks of beef and hearty vegetables.
Pork Tenderloin with Apples
A delicious slow cooker recipe for pork tenderloin with apples. The pork roast is combined with apples and onions and cooked in apple cider for an easy meal that goes together in 10 minutes and tastes amazing – a perfect meal for a busy weeknight.
Apple Bread Pudding Recipe
Rustic family style dessert with every bite infused with apple essence courtesy of apple cider.
Apple Bread Recipe
Quick apple bread made with apple cider and grated apples. Numerous customization options - add caramel chips, nuts, raisins or top with streusel.
The BEST Apple Cider BBQ Sauce Recipe
This Apple Cider Barbecue Sauce recipe is the perfect start to a flavorful dinner!
Apple Chocolate Spiced Cupcakes With Cider Frosting
This amazing apple chocolate spiced cupcakes are topped with homemade cider frosting and delicious m&m’s. The perfect kid-friendly dessert for fall!
Chocolate Covered Apple Cider Caramels
This chocolate covered Apple Cider Caramels recipe is easy to make. The perfect fancy dessert for fall. Made with reduced apple cider for a deeper taste.
Cranberry Cider Quick Bread
Packed full of cranberries and covered in an apple cider glaze, this cranberry cider quick bread is anything but your typical dry and bland cranberry bread.
Apple Cider Pork Chops with Caramelized Apples
Apple Cider Pork Chops with Caramelized Apples is the perfect fall meal. Fragrant sage and sweet caramelized apples pair perfectly with savory pork chops!
Wassail Apple Cider Marshmallows
Let cider flavor your next homemade treat with these Wassail Apple Cider Marshmallows for the holidays.
Best Apple Cider Pancakes
Light and Fluffy Apple Cider Pancakes perfect for a Lazy Weekend Morning.
Hot Fireball Apple Cider
Hot Fireball Apple Cider is a warm you up easy to make beverage made with apple cider and Fireball Whisky! The cinnamon flavored warmth from the Whisky will have you toasty and comfortable in even the chilliest of days or evenings!
Apple cider is one of our favorites! In fact we have another trip to the apple orchard planned for the weekend just to pick up more cider. I can’t wait to work my way through these recipes.