16 Healthy Apple Desserts

Hard to believe, but apple season is just about under way! Here are a few ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Classic Desserts

Nothing says apple season like pie and other baked goodies. These lightened-up versions deliver the flavor you love for fewer calories.

  • Apple Crisp
  • Flat Apple Pie with Perfect Pie Crust
  • Rustic Apple Pie with Dried Cherries
  • Apple Cranberry Phyllo Turnovers
  • Apple Cranberry Galette
  • Apple-Berry Brown Betty

Weeknight Desserts

These easy, guilt-free delights make for fabulous after-dinner sweets during the week.

  • Baked Apple with Crisp Topping (above)
  • Pear and Apple Muffins
  • Homemade Applesauce
  • Homemade Yogurt with Apple Compote
  • Betty’s Apple Ambrosia


You can also sip on these apple beverages.

  • Mulled-Pom Apple Cider
  • Spiced Virgin Apple Martinis
  • Green Apple Martini

Frozen Treats

Apples and apple juice make delightful frozen treats. A great way to enjoy the last few days of summer.

  • Sweet Apple Pops
  • Fruit Ice Pops