easy apple recipes for kids

10 Easy Apple Recipes for Kids

As the picnic lunches and grilled suppers from summer fade with the warm sunshine, we begin to crave fall foods. I’ve compiled 10 easy apple recipes for kids which will help you get into the fall mood and fill fussy appetites. They are meant to be quick and easy to accommodate your busy school schedule.

I have divided them up into breakfasts, dinners, desserts, and gluten-free with the hopes you will find something for everyone in your family!

Easy Apple Recipes for Kids

apple recipes for kids

Healthy Apple Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? How about we make it quick, easy, and filling? Both healthy apple breakfast recipes are both made ahead of time to help your mornings go more smoothly.

This baked apple cinnamon bake is sweetened with maple syrup and includes almond meal as well as oats for a protein boost.

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Baked apple cinnamon bake.
Photo and recipe by Joy, Food, Sunshine

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Steel Cut Oats makes for an easy breakfast. You put it in the slow cooker the night before and it is ready when everyone wakes up!

easy apple recipes for kids
Slow cooker apple pie steel cut oats.
Photo and recipe by Closet Cooking

Gluten-Free Apple Muffins

Looking for a gluten-free apple muffin recipe? Here are two awesome muffin recipes using all-purpose gluten-free flour.

Chunky Gluten Free Apple Muffins by Glutenfree on a Shoestring

Easy Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins by Mama Knows Gluten Free

Apple Recipes for Dinner

When I think of cooking with apples, the first image that pops into my head is apple pie, BUT this tasty fruit is so much more than pie! Apple recipes for dinner are sure to get you into the fall mood.

Need a new take on pizza? How about apple butter ham pizza? It is quick and easy and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Apple butter ham pizza
Photo and recipe by A Latte Food

I love pairing pork and chicken with apples.

easy apple recipes for kids
Chicken and apples and cider
Photo and recipe by Recipe Girl

My slow cooker is my best friend during the busy school months. This is another simple apple and chicken recipe.

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Slow cooker chicken thighs with apples
Photo and recipe by The Recipe Rebel

Easy Apple Desserts

As I mentioned earlier, when I think of apples my first thought is apple pie. I LOVE apple pie, but I cannot make a crust to save my life. Let’s talk EASY apple desserts here!

Apple pie in wonton wrappers is perfect for little helpers!

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Mini apple pie wonton cups
Photo and recipe by Recipe Tin Eats

We love apple sauce cake! This recipe is sure to get the fall smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, and apple sauce wafting through your home.

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Awesome cinnamon apple sauce cake
Photo and recipe by the Baking Chocolatess

Classic apple crisp recipe. The addition of the carmel sauce totally makes the dessert! I usually go the crisp route because I can’t make a crust lol

Easy Apple Recipes for Kids

I hope you have found some new recipes to spice up your meals. I tend to get into food ruts and am always ready to switch things up a bit. That is one advantage of moving from one season to the next, isn’t it?

I also hope that the easy apple recipes for kids are approved by your own families! I’d love for you to comment on which ones you’ve tried or which ones you are excited about.

You might also be interested in these garden recipes!

Healthy Banana Zucchini Bread

Creamy Harvest Tomato Soup

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15 thoughts on “10 Easy Apple Recipes for Kids”

    1. Seriously, isn’t the idea of apple butter pizza sound so different that you feel like you just HAVE to try it?! Hopefully, it becomes a family favorite for you guys!

  1. Wow Heather, I’ve never seen such creative use of apples. Especially on Pizza and Chicken and Pork! I’ve always loved applesauce cake. Will be trying some of these recipes! Thank you … ❤

      1. Since I’ve gone GF and sugar free, I’ve missed my dessert pizza. But just seeing the apple butter pizza recipe gives me an idea for how to make it again, with the ingredients I can use these days! And maybe an applesauce cake, mmm! Easy apple recipes for kids, for the win!!

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Hello! I'm Heather and this is Baby Joel, the youngest of five. At Lessons from Home you will find encouragement for your parenting and homeschooling journey. Healing from loss is also a major part of this blog as my family struggles through grief and brokenness at the loss of my beautiful 8 year old daughter.
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