Start your morning off right with one of these delicious and comforting apple breakfast recipes. From crispy apple pancakes, to creamy apple oatmeal, to French toast bake with caramelized apples, a tasty, nutritious, and easy breakfast to celebrate the season is in reach. Whether you're looking for something quick for weekday mornings or something special for weekend brunches, there's something here for you.
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Apples are incredibly versatile and can help you create delicious breakfast recipes to start your day off right. And not only do they taste wonderful, they also are packed with vitamins and minerals that make them an ideal ingredient for breakfasts.
And while apples are available all year around so you can make these recipes any time, there's something about cool, crisp fall mornings that make a warm apple flavored breakfast the best comfort food, isn't there?
I've rounded up some amazing breakfast recipes that feature apples in creative and delicious ways, including quick, healthy choices for weekdays and special bakes and pastries for weekends. Enjoy!
- 1. Double Apple Scones with Caramel Glaze Recipe
- 2. Applesauce and Spice Bread
- 3. Slow Cooker Maple Sweetened Apple Butter
- 4. Apple French Toast Casserole Recipe
- 5. Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal
- 6. Oatmeal Apple Breakfast Bake
- 7. Apple Pancakes With Oats
- 8. Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Cups
- 9. Cinnamon Waffles with Apple Topping
- 10. Apple Cinnamon Rolls
- 11. Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby
- 12. Apple Pie Overnight Oats
- 13. Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast
- 14. Apple Pie Smoothie
- 15. Healthy Apple Pie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
- 16. Apple Cinnamon Crepes
- 17. Apple Pecan French Toast Cups
- 18. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
- 19. Baked Apple Fritters
- 20. Easy Apple Strudel with Puff Pastry
- 21. Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Cinnamon Streusel
- 22. Sugar & Spice Applesauce Pancakes with Maple Cinnamon Syrup
- 23. Amish Apple Fritter Bread
- 24. Apple Crumble Muffins
- 25. Caramel Apple German Pancake
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These scones are a favorite of mine! Made with grated apples, applesauce, and whole wheat flour they pack a wonderful apple flavor. The caramel glaze is lovely (really lovely) but of course you don't have to glaze them - they are perfect without it, too.
You will never know that this bread is sweetened only with maple syrup (and the applesauce), is whole wheat, and dairy free - all you will know is how moist and delicious it is with spices like cinnamon, ginger, and allspice.
Bring all the wonderful flavors of fall apples and spices to your morning toast with this easy to make apple butter sweetened with maple syrup. With jars of this apple butter on your shelf (or in your freezer), you can experience a cozy morning any time of the year.
TIP: I always spread a layer of peanut or almond butter first on my easy homemade whole wheat bread - not only is it yummy, it adds protein to keep you full longer.
Perfect for day-old bread, this apple French toast is baked in a casserole for make-ahead convenience and easy serving. Simply pop it in the oven in the morning and the delicious smells of apple and cinnamon will fill your home, making any morning special.
Full of apple chunks, nuts and spices, you can put this easy breakfast together in just minutes and let it cook while you do other things. Eat it warm or use it for a meal prep to eat all week long.
Make breakfast just a little more special with this breakfast bake that's like a cake, but healthier. Makes a 13x9-inch pan which would be great for meal prep, to take to potlucks, or for special brunches.
Make a stack of flourless pancakes with honey, apples, and oats in just 15 minutes for a healthy and delicious breakfast. Top with fruit, more honey or maple syrup and nuts for a breakfast that will stick with you until lunch.
One bowl healthy oatmeal cups for meal prep and on-the-go breakfasts (or snacks!). Kid-friendly, refined sugar free, and quick and easy to make, these may become a go-to recipe!
Crispy whole wheat waffles seasoned with cinnamon, vanilla, and just a couple teaspoons of sugar (and made with almond milk, though you could use regular milk, too) topped with apples caramelized with butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
When you want a super special morning treat, take the time to make these apple and brown sugar filled cinnamon rolls! The filling is a simple 5-minute apple pie type filling that you could make in advance to put together in the morning. Top them with a cream cheese frosting.
Made with crisp apples encased in a classic dutch baby with crispy, buttery edges, this can be simply dusted with powdered sugar or drizzled with maple syrup.
Perfect for meal prep, these overnight oats are made with Greek yogurt, almond milk and almond butter, shredded apple, oats, chia seeds, and maple syrup. Easily make it with more protein by adding protein powder.
Fiber rich, gluten free, and packed with protein, this unique breakfast will keep you full and satisfied while providing all the comforting flavors of apple and cinnamon.
Here's how you can have the flavor of apple pie for breakfast without any guilt! Ready in 5 minutes and packed with protein, it's all you need for busy weekday mornings.
Soft and chewy with sweet apple and plenty of spice, these whole grain cookies are lightly sweetened with maple syrup and are just 71 calories each. Eat them for breakfast spread with peanut butter for more protein, or have them for a snack any time.
Fill homemade or gluten free crepes with a 20 minute filling of apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon and serve with a dusting of powdered sugar for an easy, yet special breakfast or dessert.
These look amazing, don't they? Small pieces of French toast are packed in cups, filled with an apple filling, and topped with a pecan streusel. Comfort food fit for any brunch or holiday setting.
Simple stovetop recipe for oatmeal packed with the cozy flavors of apple, raisins, cinnamon, brown sugar, milk and topped with nuts. Hearty and classic for cool weekday mornings.
When you'd like all the flavor of a decadent apple fritter in 30 minutes without the hassle of frying, this is your recipe! Crunchy outside and soft inside with pockets of caramelized apples - what's not to love?
Cut the making time in half for a strudel by starting with store-bought puff pastry. Make a filling of apples tossed with cinnamon and sugar, shape, and bake for about 30 minutes - it's easy enough for anyone to enjoy this classic apple pastry.
When you want something easy, yet special for a family breakfast or brunch, look no further than this coffee cake filled with apples, topped with streusel and drizzled with a vanilla glaze.
With whole wheat flour and sweetened only with applesauce, a stack of these buttermilk pancakes topped with a maple-cinnamon syrup is perfect for cozy fall mornings.
Layers of cinnamon apples highlight this soft, sweet quick bread that's topped with a cinnamon-brown sugar streusel and drizzled with a simple glaze. This would make a sweet gift for friends and neighbors!
With less than half the sugar as other apple crumb muffins, these still bring all the flavor with chunks of apples and the caramel flavor of brown sugar. When only a muffin will do!
Your favorite German pancake filled with caramelized brown sugar and cinnamon apples. So easy to make, since you simply caramelize the apples with the sugar and butter in the oven while preparing the batter. A fun way to highlight the season's apples.
Looking for more breakfast ideas? Here are 22+ healthy breakfast and bread recipes.
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- 21 Easy Apple Pie Recipes
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- Easy Apple Crumble Recipe (with Big Crumb Topping)