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11 BEST Recipes Using Frozen Apples

11 BEST Recipes Using Frozen Apples

This list of 11 best recipes using frozen apples is something you shouldn’t miss–featuring breakfast favorites, frozen desserts, and more!

Have you ever craved a homemade apple dish while the fruit is not in season?

Well, thanks to frozen apples, you can have your favorite apple dishes any time of the year.

We have scrounged 11 mouth-watering recipes using frozen apples for you to enjoy!

Freezing apples is an amazing way to preserve them since it keeps the fruit in good condition while retaining all its delicious flavor!

They are an excellent way to ensure that surplus apples from a big harvest are not wasted.

You only need some simple ingredients, a  freezer, some patience, time, and a little effort to prepare your frozen apples to use when they are no longer in season.

Make sure to pick good quality apples for freezing to get the best flavor and texture out of them.

Frozen apples are best used in baked goods, preserves, jellies and jams, sauces, juices and ciders, smoothies, and other frozen desserts.

They are versatile ingredients that can suit sweet and savory meals.

These are some of the best ways to whip up a homemade apple dish that will surely curb your cravings!

So get your frozen apples out of the freezer, and let’s get ready to whip up some amazing dishes!

Let’s start things off with dessert!

This refreshing apple sorbet is a no-brainer for frozen apple recipes.

It only has four basic ingredients (plus a lovely apple rose garnish) but has a whole lot of flavor!

Ingredients include: Apples, plant-based margarine, light brown sugar, and plant-based heavy cream.

Okay, so there really isn’t a lot of cooking involved with this one, so you won’t be needing the stove.

It’s as simple as thawing your frozen apples, et voila, homemade applesauce!

This recipe takes advantage of the apple’s tendency to get mushy when thawed after being frozen, and might we say, that is simply genius.

Ingredients include: Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and water.

This one will make a great main entree on holidays!

Even just the name is screaming class and indulgence; you would not guess frozen apples were used in making the sauce.

The fruity flavors of apples, cranberry, and orange blend really well with the Latin spices!

Ingredients include: Frozen apples, pork loin, adobo sauce from canned chipotle chilies, frozen cranberries, and apple juice.

For fans of apple pie who want a more refreshing twist, then this apple pie smoothie is perfect for you!

Who would have thought you could make a smoothie version of a popular warm and comforting pie?

Frozen apples open up a world of possibilities! (For dessert, at least)

Ingredients include: Apples, apple juice, nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Now just when you thought dessert could not get any more indulgent than an apple pie smoothie, here comes this fruity treat!

This “nice cream” has all the goodness of ice cream with no guilt since it is made entirely of frozen fruits and fruit juice.

No need to worry if you’re lactose intolerant because this dessert is dairy-free!

Ingredients include: Apples, bananas, pomegranate juice, and frozen vanilla extract.

It’s time to bite into some sweet empanadas!

These empanadas use pizza dough as the pastry base and are then filled with a beautiful blend of frozen apples, pineapple juice, and some of the best flavors to pair with apples.

It makes for the best pocket-sized snack or dessert.

Leftovers? Learn how to reheat them!

Ingredients include: Apples, pizza dough, pineapple juice, brown sugar, and food starch.

This smoothie calls for agave syrup, a sweetener made from the nectar of agave plants.

Yes, the same agave plants used to make tequila!

Sorry though, this smoothie is far from alcoholic.

It is, however, very refreshing, which is so much better!

Ingredients include: Apples, orange, orange juice, vanilla extract, and agave juice.

A strudel is a pastry popular in Austra, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and other neighboring European countries.

It usually consists of sweet or savory fillings in layered pastry.

Apple Strudel is one of the most famous strudel varieties.

Try this recipe out yourself to know what makes it so popular! 

Ingredients include: Apples, phyllo dough, old-fashioned oats, granulated sugar, and cinnamon.

This bright pink smoothie bowl gives the classic apple and cinnamon combination a unique new take.

It’s a perfect base for adding other fruits, seeds, and nuts for added colors, texture, and nutrition.

Kids will surely appreciate the bright color and yummy taste!

Ingredients include: Apples, beets, oats, oat milk, and bananas.

This filling recipe is a wonderful breakfast or snack!

Ingredients: Apples, Old fashioned rolled oats, chia seeds, Greek yogurt, and cinnamon.

It’s filled with fiber-rich rolled oats and chia seeds that will not only keep you full but will also aid in digestion.

Greek yogurt and almond milk, on the other hand, are great protein sources! 

This layered dessert is a lovely combination of different beautiful textures, colors, and flavors.

Amaze your guests at an outdoor potluck, or serve it as your dessert at your next scheduled dinner party hosting!

This classy dessert will surely leave an impression.

Ingredients include: Apples, apple pie spice, raisins, cinnamon graham crackers, and whipped topping.

The bottom line

Apples are truly wonderful fruits packed with distinct and delightful flavors that work well with savory and sweet creations, and although they aren’t always in season, frozen apples make for a great alternative.

Frozen apples don’t come short of the same juicy taste and are really amazing to add to your repertoire of ingredients.

These are only some of the delicious frozen apple creations, and there is no shortage of apple recipes to try and make with your frozen apples.

Try out all these flavorful dishes to know which ones are your favorites, and mix and match them on your next special meal.

Eat them with an invigorating swig of apple juice or cider garnished with a frozen apple cube for the whole experience.

Holiday preps are always good excuses to introduce new dishes, and the festive flavors of apples are perfect for any occasion!

Exercise your creativity and make them your own by adding in your own special twists!

More About Frozen Apples

11 BEST Recipes Using Frozen Apples 🍎

11 BEST Recipes Using Frozen Apples 🍎

This list of 11 best recipes using frozen apples is something you shouldn’t miss–featuring breakfast favorites, frozen desserts, and more!


  • Frozen Apple Sorbet
  • No-Cook Freezer Applesauce
  • Latin Crusted Pork Loin With Smokey Apple Cranberry Sauce
  • Apple Pie Smoothie
  • Apple Pomegranate Nice Cream
  • Apple Fruit Empanadas
  • Apple Orange Smoothie
  • Apple Strudel
  • Simple Cinnamon Spice Apple Beet Smoothie Bowl
  • Overnight Apple & Cinnamon Oats
  • Apple Streusel Parfait


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