40+ Easy Vegan Apple Recipes (Healthy)

As the seasons transition to fall and winter, there’s no better way to warm up than with a delicious vegan apple recipe. These sweet and savory dishes, made with crisp and juicy apples, are sure to become new family favorites. Whether you’re in the mood for a comforting breakfast, a decadent dessert, or a hearty dinner, we’ve got you covered. Explore our collection of easy vegan apple recipes below, and get ready to cozy up with loved ones around the table.

Vegan Apple Recipes for Breakfast

Vegan Apple Oat Pancakes

As we bid farewell to the bananas and blueberries, it’s time to introduce a new player in the pancake game – crisp apples! These juicy additions bring not only a delightful sweetness but also a boost of dietary fiber when blended with flour and water. This trifecta of ingredients creates a well-rounded batter that’s sure to please even the most discerning palates.

Vegan Apple Crisp


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The aroma of a freshly baked fruit crisp wafts through the air on a crisp autumn day, evoking memories of cozy afternoons spent surrounded by nature’s bounty. As you pluck apples from the orchard trees, consider crafting this comforting dessert to warm your senses and hearts.

Vegan Apple Pie Peanut Butter Mug Cake


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The harmonious pairing of apples and peanut butter makes for a compelling reason to combine them in a breakfast cake. What’s more, this quick-baking delight is grain-free, making it an appealing option for those with dietary restrictions.

Apple Oatmeal Muffins


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Indulge in the sweet and tangy flavors of autumn with these scrumptious apple oatmeal muffins. Featuring a medley of textures and tastes, these treats boast tender sautéed apples, rich apple cider, and creamy applesauce, all expertly woven together to create an irresistible blend of flavors that puts the star of the show – the apple – firmly in the spotlight.

Vegan Apple Pie Waffles


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Indulge in the delightful combination of crispy and fluffy textures that Belgian-style waffles offer. Unlike traditional waffles, these treats boast a golden-brown crust that gives way to a soft and airy interior. And what better way to elevate their natural charm than with a drizzle of warm apple sauce infused with the warmth of cinnamon?

Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies


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Indulge in the simplicity of these scrumptious apple oatmeal breakfast cookies, which cleverly transform the traditional treat into a morning delight. The combination of textures and flavors is nothing short of impressive – the cookies are plump, chewy, and bursting with the sweet, comforting essence of apple pie. While enjoying a cookie for breakfast may not be a conventional choice, these treats have won me over, offering a satisfying start to the day.

Grilled Peanut Butter and Apple Sandwich


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The humble grilled sandwich gets an upgrade with the addition of peanut butter and apples, resulting in a nutritious and delicious treat. This unique combination provides a boost of protein and fiber, making it a satisfying meal or snack option that’s hard to beat.

Cinnamon Apple Date Raisin Bread


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This time of year, it’s hard to go wrong with mini loaves of bread as thoughtful holiday gifts. One recipe that stands out for its seasonal charm is one that combines the warm flavors of apples, raisins, and walnuts. The result is a sweet and satisfying treat that embodies the cozy spirit of autumn and early winter.

Oat Flour Apple Bread

Imagine the warm aroma of freshly baked Dutch apple bread wafting through your kitchen, enticing everyone to gather around the oven. This recipe requires minimal ingredients yet yields a delightfully moist loaf that’s perfect for a cozy afternoon treat. Pair it with a soothing cup of tea for a comforting snack that’s sure to satisfy.

Polish Vegan Apple Pancakes


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A popular twist on traditional Polish cuisine, these yeast-leavened pancakes offer a delightful surprise for the vegan community. Unlike their egg-based counterparts, these delicate treats boast an airy texture reminiscent of soft donuts, while the sweetness from apples adds a natural and indulgent touch.

Vegan Apple Pumpkin Pancakes


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As I stroll through the orchard, the vibrant hues of the light orange beans and the sweet aroma of ripe fruit can’t help but evoke a sense of nostalgia. My mind wanders to the warm, comforting scent of freshly baked goods wafting from the kitchen, transporting me back to cozy autumn mornings. Today, we’re indulging in a delightful fall breakfast treat – fluffy pancakes infused with the natural sweetness of applesauce and the subtle warmth of pumpkin puree.

Coffee Cake with Apple Cinnamon Streusel


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There’s something undeniably cozy about biting into a warm slice of apple and cinnamon streusel cake, savoring the aroma of freshly brewed coffee as the lazy Sunday morning sunbeams stream through the window.

Vegan Apple Crumble Muffins


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While often associated with indulgence, muffins can indeed be a nutritious addition to your diet. The key lies in the ingredients used. For instance, these gluten-free options incorporate rolled oats that are rich in fiber, almond meal providing a boost of protein, flax seeds delivering essential omega-3 fatty acids, and a generous amount of fruit adding a dose of vitamin C.

Vegan Apple Pie Bread


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There’s something uniquely fulfilling about baking a quick bread – its ease and simplicity are major draws. My personal favorite recipe incorporates natural sweetness from pure maple syrup and applesauce, which complemented perfectly by the tender texture of chopped granny smith apples.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese


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Elevate your morning routine with the perfect blend of flavors in vegan apple cinnamon cream cheese on your bagel breakfast. The harmonious balance of creamy, sweet, tangy, and warm cinnamon notes creates a delightful experience that will leave you craving more.

Vegan Apple Pie


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The classic Thanksgiving staple, traditional apple pie, is a beloved treat that’s sure to delight family and friends alike. What’s often overlooked is the ease with which this iconic dessert can be adapted for vegan diets. By making the pastry using plant-based ingredients, you can enjoy the warm, comforting aroma of fresh-baked apple pie without compromising your values. And let’s not forget the crowning glory – a rich, velvety caramel sauce that adds an indulgent touch to each and every bite. I highly recommend taking the time to whip up this special treat, and then drizzling it with that luscious caramel goodness while the pie is still warm from the oven.

Vegan Apple Fritters (Gluten Free)


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Imagine a bite-sized treat that packs a punch of flavor and texture, much like a donut hole amplified. Apple fritters are the perfect representation of this concept – a concentrated burst of apple sweetness in every morsel. The addition of coconut milk glaze elevates the indulgent experience to new heights, providing a luscious and glossy finish that will leave you wanting more.

Apple Pull Apart Bread


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Indulge in the delightful experience of pulling apart a loaf of pull-apart bread – and discover why it’s an absolute must-try! This sweet treat has a way of bringing people together, as the soft, fluffy texture and subtle sweetness beg to be devoured by hand. While slicing it might seem like an option, the real fun lies in sharing this indulgent delight with others, fingers unwashed and all.

Raw Vegan Mini Apple Pies


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Indulge in the simplicity of savoring nature’s sweetness without compromising on taste or presentation. A single serving of mini raw apple pie is all it takes to transport your senses to a world beyond the confines of traditional baking methods. The harmonious union of just four ingredients – minus any artificial additives – yields a dessert that’s as fresh as the morning dew, with a subtle natural sweetness that will leave you yearning for more.

Apple Fritter Rings with Almond Maple Dipping Sauce


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In the sweetest of pairings, apple fritters find their perfect match in the rich and velvety almond maple dipping sauce. As the crispy, sugary treats meet their creamy counterpart, the combination becomes nothing short of extraordinary. The perfectly fried fritters provide a delightful textural contrast to the smooth, subtly sweet sauce, elevating the snacking experience to new heights.

German Vegan Apple Cake


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German apple cake, a classic dessert, typically boasts a denser texture than other sweet treats due to its traditional recipe. However, this vegan version defies convention by omitting eggs altogether. The game-changer lies in the innovative approach: apples are initially baked on top of the cake, followed by a rich almond mixture poured over for a second round in the oven. This clever combination yields a delightfully moist and flavorful treat that’s sure to impress.

Dutch Apple Dumplings


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The visual appeal of this apple dumpling is nothing short of breathtaking. To create it, you’ll start by filling a peeled and cored apple with a delicious mixture of almond paste infused with cinnamon. Next, wrap the apple in puff pastry and bake until the pastry reaches a golden brown and the apple becomes tender. The end result is truly stunning, making it an ideal treat for any occasion.

Vegan Apple Hand Pies (Gluten Free)


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As a child, I must confess that I had a sweet tooth for apple hand pies from the grocery store or McDonald’s. But now, I’m thrilled to introduce you to my homemade version – tender, flaky gluten-free pastry wrapped around a luscious honey crisp apple filling, a far cry from the store-bought treats of my youth.

Peanut Butter Apple Crumble


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Indulge in the rich flavors of these peanut butter apple crumbles, where natural peanut butter, crisp apples, hearty oats, and subtle maple syrup harmonize in perfect unison. Whether enjoyed as a satisfying breakfast or a decadent snack, it’s hard to resist the allure of this delightful treat.

Raw Vegan Caramel Apple Pie


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Deep-dish pies are often associated with complex baking processes, but this recipe shatters that notion by offering a raw, vegan alternative. The result is a stunning dessert comprising layers of apples, dates, and spices, all nestled within a chewy crust crafted from walnuts, oats, and dates. With no need to worry about precise baking temperatures or times, this pie’s simplicity belies its impressive flavor profile.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Ice Cream


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As the mercury rises, we’re craving a sweet indulgence that’s both refreshing and nourishing. Enter: vegan ice cream made with the perfect blend of juicy apples and rich, salted caramel. What’s more? You don’t need any fancy equipment or an ice cream machine to whip up this treat – just a few simple ingredients and some patience. So go ahead, treat yourself to a scoop (or two) and savor the delightful combination of textures and flavors.

Raw Caramel Apples


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Autumn orchard visits are often associated with indulging in sweet treats, particularly candied apples on a stick. However, the real delight lies not in the traditional red candy coating, but rather in the velvety smoothness of caramel drizzled over fresh apple slices and sprinkled with an assortment of crunchy toppings. The combination is nothing short of indulgent, making it a must-try experience for anyone visiting an orchard during this season.

Apple Pie Crescent Rolls


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The nostalgia-inducing charm of childhood treats never truly fades, does it? For many of us, crescent rolls are a beloved memory from our formative years, often served dusted with cinnamon and sugar as a sweet breakfast indulgence. The classic combination of soft, flaky pastry and crunchy apple slices is a match made in heaven, offering a delightful contrast of textures that’s hard to resist. By incorporating healthy components like fresh fruit, we can breathe new life into these retro favorites, transforming them from guilty pleasures to nutritious morning treats that satisfy our cravings while nourishing our bodies.

Apple Nachos


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Capture life’s sweet moments with mindful photography, where every snap tells a story. In a world where dessert nachos have become the ultimate sleepover treat, let’s indulge in the whimsical delight that is apple nachos with peanut butter and chocolate – a true showstopper for kids’ parties.

Apple Cobbler In A Jar (Grain Free)


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The aroma of baked apples and spices on a crisp autumn day is undeniably inviting. For me, one of the greatest joys is discovering recipes that not only tantalize my taste buds but also cater to dietary needs. The grain-free cobbler in jars I’ve come across is a standout – its crispy dough topping perfectly complements the warm, cozy apple filling, making for a delightful treat when you take your first bite.

Olive Oil Apple Cake with Maple Buttercream (Paleo, AIP)


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In the heart of Italy, olive oil cake is a beloved treat that’s both dense and rich in flavor, yet surprisingly light and moist. Its indulgent nature means you only need a small slice to satisfy your cravings. This recipe takes it to the next level by being paleo and AIP-compliant, making it an excellent option for those navigating autoimmune issues.

Apple Pie Bread Pudding


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The art of repurposing stale bread takes center stage with bread pudding, a delightful solution for reviving old loaves. By transforming the bread into tender cubes, one can cleverly incorporate the vegan custard mixture, substituting applesauce for eggs in the traditional recipe.

Spiced Apple Tart


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Indulge in the warmth of a sweet breakfast experience, reminiscent of soft granola, with this delectable vegan apple tart. The pastry shell, crafted from oatmeal and almonds, provides a delightful textural contrast to the tender apples, seasoned with the comforting aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg. Pair it with a soothing cup of vegan chai tea for a cozy morning ritual.

Almost Raw Caramel Apple Cheesecake


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What sets this cheesecake apart from its traditional counterparts is its extraordinary flavor profile, which combines a crunchy graham cracker crust with a creamy vegan ‘cheesy’ filling and finishes with a luscious caramel apple topping that will leave you craving more.

Baked Apple Cheesecakes


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Innovative indulgence has reached new heights with the creation of a revolutionary baked apple dish, featuring an unexpected twist – a creamy cashew-based cheesecake filling. As the warmth of the apples mingles with the velvety custard, it’s elevated to a whole new level of decadence. To take it to the next level, this indulgent treat is served with a rich caramel sauce and crunchy chopped nuts, providing a delightful textural contrast.

Slow Cooker Apple Butter


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Indulge in the rich flavor of thick apple butter, perfect for spreading on whole-grain toast or swirling into a healthy yogurt snack. This scrumptious spread boasts the added benefits of being sugar-free and paleo-friendly. The beauty of this recipe lies in its hands-off approach – simply load your slow cooker and let it do the work overnight, allowing you to wake up to a deliciously ready treat.

Vegan Waldorf Salad


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As the warm weather sets in, there’s nothing quite like the refreshing charm of a classic Waldorf salad. Imagine a colorful medley of juicy apples, plump grapes, sweet raisins, and crunchy walnuts, all perfectly balanced by the satisfying crunch of fresh celery. This quintessential summer side dish is sure to be a hit at any outdoor gathering.

Vegan Sausage Rolls with Apples


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The timeless combination of sausages and apples gets an innovative twist with this recipe, where vegan sausages and apples are wrapped in puff pastry to create crispy, bite-sized treats that are sure to impress at your next gathering.

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup


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Transforming a classic creamy butternut squash soup into a delightful treat for the whole family is as simple as incorporating the natural sweetness of apples. The harmonious blend of flavors will undoubtedly leave your kids craving more, making this recipe an excellent choice for a family gathering or weeknight dinner.

Lemon Tahini Apple Slaw


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When I incorporate apples into my coleslaw, I consistently receive rave reviews from those who taste it. To take this classic combination to the next level, I like to add some extra texture and nutrition by including chickpeas in the mix. The creamy tahini dressing brings everything together, providing a satisfying source of protein.

Vegan Apple and Bean Stew


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A flavorful twist has been added to this classic recipe, as a sweet and savory combination takes center stage. The familiar taste of baked beans is elevated by the addition of browned apple slices and a hint of heat from harissa, creating a harmonious balance between the sweetness of the apples and the spiciness of the harissa.

Butternut Squash Burger with Kale Apple Slaw


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For the vegan crowd, the allure of a new veggie burger recipe can be a hard sell. That’s why we’re excited to share this innovative approach: roasted squash takes center stage as the base for these baked burgers. The game-changer lies in the toppings – a tangy kale and apple slaw adds a delightful crunch and burst of flavor, elevating the dish to new heights.

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup


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Blended together, carrot and ginger create a deliciously harmonious flavor profile that’s only elevated by the unexpected addition of tart Granny Smith apples. The result is a luscious soup that’s sure to please even the pickiest of eaters – including children.

Apple Coconut Curry


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Starting with Curried Fruit on a Plant-Based Budget: A Delicious IntroductionIf you’re new to the world of curried fruit, now’s the perfect time to take the plunge. The harmonious blend of sweet, savory, and subtle spice creates an unforgettable flavor profile. As the crowning jewel, coconut milk masterfully brings this humble stew together, showcasing the incredible potential of plant-based cuisine on a budget.

Beet and Apple Salad with Maple Mustard Vineigrette


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Rather than discarding the nutrient-rich beet greens, consider transforming them into a wholesome salad that’s not only delicious but also packed with vitamins and minerals. Simply combine the slightly bitter greens with sweet apple slices and crunchy glazed pecans for a truly healthy and satisfying snack.

Summary

Indulge in the warm and comforting flavors of fall and winter with these scrumptious vegan apple recipes. From sweet breakfast treats to satisfying desserts and hearty dinners, each dish is a delightful celebration of juicy apples and cozy cuisine. Whether you’re seeking a quick and easy snack or a satisfying meal to share with loved ones, these recipes are sure to become new favorites.

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