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27 Best Apple Cinnamon Recipes and Fall Faves

Autumn is in the air, so it’s time for some scrummy apple cinnamon recipes.

They’re sugar and spice and everything nice – not to mention delicious!

Caramelized Apples with Cinnamon in a Skillet
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Apple and cinnamon is the ultimate fall flavor combo.

They’re a match made in heaven and bring to mind cozy fires, soft blankets, and snuggly flannel shirts.

And whether you’re on the hunt for a tasty sweet breakfast, a quick snack, or even a hearty dinner dish, you’ll find it here.

Seriously, these apple cinnamon recipes are as good as fall cooking gets.

Enjoy!

25+ Warm Apple and Cinnamon Recipes To Make This Fall

A slice of cinnamon apple cake in a plate.
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1. Cinnamon Apple Cake

Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked cake wafting through the house. And when that includes the enticing aroma of cinnamon spice, it’s drool-worthy.

This cinnamon apple cake packs the best of fall into every forkful. And it’s super buttery, too, so you don’t need any glaze or frosting.

This cake makes it hard to stop at just one slice!

Homemade Cracker Barrel Fried Apples in a Bowl

2. Cracker Barrel Fried Apples

If you’re looking for a quick fall treat, these fried cinnamon apples are just the thing!

Because you’ll cook them in apple juice, they’re exceptionally flavorful and apple-y. 

Basically, they’re an ooey-gooey apple treat that’s perfect for snacking.

Better yet, add them to your morning pancakes or serve them with a big scoop of ice cream. Yum!

Homemade Dutch Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream on Top

3. Dutch Apple Pie

Warm, flaky crust. Plump apples. Cinnamon and sugar. That’s what you need to make the best apple pie.

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And this Dutch apple pie has all that and more!

It’s impossibly thick and fruity, with so much filling, a small slice is more than enough.

This pie recipe is the perfect combination of sweet, tart, gooey, warm, and buttery. 

Cake With Raisins And Walnuts Pin

4. Applesauce Cake

Applesauce cake is the very definition of a classic fall dessert. It’s so good, you’ll want to make it every day.

It’s rich, soft, and chock-full of warm spices, raisins, and walnuts.

I like to use a mix of chewy raisins, currants, and sultanas. And they’re extra special soaked in rum! Still, it’ll taste amazing even without the extras.

Homemade Apple Brown Betty

5. Apple Brown Betty

Crunchy, sweet, and fruity, apple brown betty is like a cross between cobbler and apple crisp.

Apple crisp usually features oats in the topping, but this version is more like a streusel.

You’ll blend flour with sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg, then mix in butter until it forms a rough dough.

I like to add cinnamon to the apples, but it’s not mandatory. It’ll still be incredible with just the topping.

Easy baked cinnamon apples in a dish with layer of cinnamon sugar and a chewy oat topping.
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6. Easy Baked Cinnamon Apples

Craving a healthy, hearty cinnamon apple dessert that’ll warm your soul and fill your stomach? 

Then preheat your oven and bake these easy cinnamon apples!

These apples are so easy to make! You don’t even have to peel them! Just cut them in half and remove the core. 

Then, add a layer of cinnamon sugar and a chewy oat topping, and bake until crisp and gooey.

Pork chops topped with apple cinnamon.
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7. Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops

Speaking of delicious apple cinnamon recipes! These apple cinnamon pork chops are insanely comforting and deliciously filling. 

Plus, they’re a breeze to make, so they’re ideal for busy weeknights.

The apples and cinnamon add a sweet, warm flavor that perfectly complements the savory, salty chops. 

The best part? This dish is ready in just half an hour!

Caramel apple cinnamon rolls drizzled with decadent caramel sauce.
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8. Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

There’s no better way to experience fall than with these caramel apple cinnamon rolls! The sweet, buttery scent of fresh-baked rolls is genuinely enticing.

They’re warm and gooey, with a delicious cinnamon-apple center that leaves you wanting more.

They’re also drizzled with decadent caramel sauce until they’re sticky and to die for. 

And when you take a bite, the crisp, browned exterior unravels to reveal the soft, chewy interior. Heavenly! 

Bunch of apple strudel muffins.

9. Apple Strudel Muffins

Make fall mornings extra delicious with these apple strudel muffins.

Made with the classic apple and cinnamon combo, they’re the ultimate fluffy fall treat. And that strudel top is the best part!

There’s sour cream and apple chunks right in the batter, so they’re wonderfully moist and sweet.

And the cinnamon is in the sponge and the strudel, so every bite is fragrant and warm.

Slice of apple cinnamon baked oatmeal made with oats, apples, eggs, milk, and a dash of cinnamon.
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10. Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Cinnamon apple desserts aren’t the only way to experience this deliciously warm and sweet combo. 

Kick off your day with a warm, hearty treat that’ll fuel you all the way until lunch.

This breakfast dish combines oats, apples, eggs, milk, and a dash of cinnamon. It’s then popped in the oven and baked until soft and chewy.

Think of it like a warm, thick oatmeal cookie bar. Delish!

Mountain dew apple dumplings soaked in buttery cinnamon-sugar syrup.

11. Mountain Dew Apple Dumplings

Mountain Dew apple dumplings always come to mind when it’s crisp outside and I’m craving something sweet.

These little bundles of goodness are the perfect apple dessert. They’re also the ideal way to warm up when it’s chilly.

The tender crust and gooey apple filling are pretty hard to resist. But soaked in a buttery cinnamon-sugar syrup? I’m a goner!

Slice of serving of apple coffee cake on white plate.

12. Apple Coffee Cake 

Make this coffee cake when you need a bit of extra encouragement to get out of bed. It’s delightfully moist, flavorful, and packed with apples and cinnamon.

It’s everything your taste buds have been craving and more! Each bite is fall-apart delicious and melts in your mouth.

It’s the perfect complement to a hot cup of joe. So make a big batch when you know the weather is turning.

Sweet Apple Butter With Cinnamon on a small jar.

13. Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Apple butter is one of my favorite apple cinnamon recipes. But don’t head to the store just yet. Make this easy slow cooker recipe instead!

Just dump some chopped apples into the pot and add cinnamon, cloves, salt, and sugar. Then, let your slow cooker do its thing. (With minimal effort from you!)

Once it’s ready, you’ll have a jar of decadent apple butter that’ll last for months.

Homemade Glazed Apple Fritters in a wooden board.

14. Apple Fritters

Crunchy on the outside, tender in the middle, and loaded with sweet apple flavor through and through. These apple fritters are a fall dream come true.

Fried doughnuts infused with sweet, tart apples in every bite? Yes, please!

Once they’re golden brown, you’ll toss them in cinnamon sugar for good measure.

Best served warm, they’re extra special if you drizzle over some glaze.

Stack of apple cinnamon pancakes drizzled with maple syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon powder topped with apple slices.
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15. Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

You can’t talk about cinnamon apple recipes without discussing these yummy pancakes.

A stack of pancakes is enough to make any day bright. But these delightful apple and cinnamon pancakes will make your whole week!

They’re fluffy, buttery pancakes drenched in maple syrup and laced with cinnamon. Then there’s a scrumptious, sticky, diced apple topping!

This is the kind of breakfast that makes waking up easier.

Homemade apple cider on a pot.
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16. Homemade Apple Cider

Fresh apple cider smells like a warm hug on a cold day. It’s so hearty, tangy, and sweet that every sip will soothe your soul.

And thanks to this easy recipe, you can make apple cider at home! Better yet, it’s a slow cooker recipe, so the prep is minimal.

It’s super easy, yet the flavors blend beautifully. Add some cinnamon sticks for a richer, more comforting taste.

Sweet and Crisp Air Fryer Apple Chips on a bowl.

17. Air Fryer Apple Chips

Looking for fall desserts that double as relatively healthy snacks? These crispy little chips are just the thing and are sure to become a new favorite.

Thinly sliced apples sprinkled with cinnamon and baked to crispy perfection in the air fryer are just as yummy as they sound.

They’re like little slices of apple pie but in chip form!

Sliced cinnamon apple Bundt cake.
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18. Cinnamon Apple Bundt Cake

Nothing beats the simple beauty of a bundt cake. And when you infuse it with classic fall flavors, it gets even more delightful.

This cake is moist and fluffy, with a hint of cinnamon and sweet, tart apples. You’ll love how each bite crumbles and melts in your mouth.

It’s the perfect fall dessert for dinner parties or a cozy night by the fire.

Baked apple cider donut covered with sugar.
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19. Baked Apple Cider Donuts

How incredible do these baked apple cider donuts look? From the fluffy middle to the sparkling sugar on top, they’re insanely decadent.

The batter features apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and more. Every mouthful is like a trip to the orchard!

They’re wonderfully tender and lack the greasy mouthfeel of deep-fried donuts.

Sweet braided bread in a cooling rack.
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20. Cinnamon Apple Babka

Looking for something you can serve at your next fall brunch? This cinnamon and apple babka is just the ticket!

This sweet braided bread is packed full of cinnamony apples. Add a fluffy, rich dough that’s baked to golden perfection, and you’ve got a winner.

Babka never fails to impress, whether you eat it for breakfast or dessert.

Apple pie monkey bread coated with cinnamon and brown sugar on a cake try.
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21. Apple Pie Monkey Bread

What’s better than sticky monkey bread? Freshly-baked cinnamon and apple monkey bread, of course!

The fluffy dough is coated with cinnamon and brown sugar, and there’s a heavenly apple filling to keep things nice and moist.

Once you try this monkey bread recipe, you’ll want to add it to your holiday menu.

Stacked apple chai cheesecake bars in a plate.
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22. Apple Chai Cheesecake Bars

These sticky, chewy Chai cheesecake bars are absolutely divine. They’re full of rich cinnamon spice flavor and feature an apple crumble topping.

In short, they’re pretty much out of this world.

As long as you enjoy the contrasting tartness of cheesecake in your sweet desserts, you’ll love them.

Apple cinnamon scones drizzled with sugar glaze.
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23. Apple Cinnamon Scones

Nothing compares to freshly baked scones. And as much as I love original recipes, these warm and fluffy scones are my newest obsession.

They have slightly crisp exteriors and soft and moist interiors.

The chunks of apple bring bursts of sweet, tart flavors that perfectly contrast the warm cinnamon.

Serve these with some apple butter, and you’re all set.

Homemade Apple Strudel with Flaky Crust and Juicy Apple Filling

24. Apple Strudel

If you’re in the mood for something sweet and decadent, you’ll love this homemade apple strudel.

I mean, what’s better than a tender, flaky pastry with sweet and warm cinnamon apples in the middle?

Top it with powdered sugar as the recipe suggests or with an indulgent maple syrup glaze. Either way, it’s addictively delicious.

Homemade Apple Bread with Juicy and Tender Apple Chunks

25. Apple Cinnamon Bread

I adore homemade breads — especially sweet breads. (Not to be confused with sweetbreads, which are TOTALLY different.)

This warm, comforting apple cinnamon bread is no exception. It’s wonderfully spiced and dense but also tender and moist.

It also packs a wallop of tart apple flavor mixed with the warm nuttiness of walnuts. It’s a hard recipe to turn down.

Stack of apple cinnamon oatmeal cookies on a plate.
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26. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

Imagine a cookie that tastes like the best parts of fall, packed into one chewy treat. That’s what these cookies are like!

The apples, cinnamon, and oatmeal blend together beautifully. They’re sweet and hearty, with just enough spice to keep you coming back for more.

Salted caramel apple pie bars drizzled with caramel syrup.
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27. Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

Who said you have to wait for the holidays to enjoy a slice of apple pie?

With these salted caramel apple pie bars, you can enjoy holiday flavors anytime!

Between the shortbread crust, apple filling, and salted caramel streusel, it’s like apple pie meets apple crisp – they’re the best of all worlds!

27 Best Apple Cinnamon Recipes (Fall Faves!)

Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

200

kcal

Autumn is in the air, so it’s time for some scrummy apple cinnamon recipes! And these skillet cinnamon apples couldn’t be easier.

Ingredients

  • 3 large apples, peeled, cored, and cut into thin wedges

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar (or 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup)

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, toss the apple wedges with the lemon juice.
  • Add the brown sugar and cinnamon, then toss until the apples are well-coated.
  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the apple mixture and water, and cook until tender. Stir occasionally and adjust the heat as necessary to prevent burning.
  • When the apples are at the desired tenderness, add the vanilla and salt, stir well, then serve.

Notes

  • The calories will be different with maple syrup.
  • Serve with ice cream or pound cake.
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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